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Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 September 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon and to southeast 25 to 35 late this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 to 25 late overnight and to southeast 10 to 15 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.

Rain beginning this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 September 2019
Wednesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning then becoming northwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 September 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 September 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 16 September 2019 A frontal system over Bowie will intensify as it moves across the
northern waters today. Southerly gales will develop over the northern
waters this afternoon then spread to the central and southern waters
tonight. Localized storm force winds can be expected over Hecate
Strait and Dixon west this evening.

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