Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to southeast 15 near noon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 late this afternoon and to southeast 20 to 30 this evening. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 Sunday morning.
Rain beginning late this morning changing to showers near midnight then to rain Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2021
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today high located southwest of the offshore
At 4:00 p.m. PST today approaching frontal system located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:42 AM PST 27 February 2021 A ridge of high pressure parked in the Eastern Pacific ocean has
maintained widespread strong northwest winds across most Southern BC
marine waters with marginal gales off Southwest Vancouver island
early this morning. These winds will rapidly ease to moderate this
A frontal system will approach Haida Gwaii this afternoon. Strong to
gale force southwesterly winds are expected over northern offshore
waters this evening and will spread to the North Coast tonight.
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
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