Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 August 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northwest 10 to 20 Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Smoke. Visibility as low as 1 mile in smoke.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 August 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 August 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 August 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 21 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain anchored over the offshore
waters tonight and Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterly
winds will develop over the west coast of Vancouver Island late
Wednesday afternoon.

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