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Queen Charlotte Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 early this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind becoming northwest 15 late overnight then diminishing to light early Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 5 to 15 Monday afternoon and to southeast 15 to 25 Monday evening.

Rain changing to showers this afternoon and ending near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2020
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2020

'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 PST 23 February 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 998 mb located near Port Hardy.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over southern BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
north-south over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 23 February 2020 An intense low pressure system over Northern Vancouver Island this
morning will move into the BC Interior this afternoon.

Gale to storm force northwest winds will prevail today over most
marine regions in the wake of the low.

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