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Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 May 2022

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late this evening. Wind southeast 20 to 30 Friday.

Rain changing to showers Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 May 2022
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 May 2022

'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 9:30 PM PDT 26 May 2022 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening low located over Cape St. James.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 26 May 2022 A low pressure centre over Central Explorer will move northward over
Western Queen Charlotte Sound Friday morning and lie near cape St
James Friday afternoon. The low will gradually weaken during this
time.

Southeast gales along West Coast Vancouver Island North and southwest
gales over Southern Explorer will continue tonight into Friday
morning. The southeast gales will spread over parts of the central
waters including Eastern Queen Charlotte Sound and along the Central
Coast early Friday morning.

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