Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 11 August 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 early this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday morning then becoming northwest 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.
Fog patches dissipating late this morning. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 04:00 AM PDT 11 August 2020
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PDT 11 August 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:41 AM PDT 11 August 2020 Moderate to strong northwesterlies will persist over most waters
As a ridge of high pressure lies west of Explorer. Strong to gale
force westerlies are forecast to develop through Juan de Fuca
Strait this evening.
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