Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 March 2018
Tonight and Sunday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots early Sunday morning and to southeast 20 to 30 Sunday afternoon.
Chance of showers late this afternoon. A few showers beginning Sunday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 24 March 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 24 March 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located south of Sandspit.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating trough located near Cape
At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Sunday dissipating trough located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching warm front located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 PM PDT 24 March 2018 A stronger trough will cross the northern waters overnight and will
move through the southern waters Sunday night. A warm front will
reach the offshore waters Sunday evening and will move onto the
Coast on Monday.
Moderate to strong southwest winds will shift to moderate to strong
northwest behind the trough. Gale force southwesterlies will develop
behind the warm front on Sunday night over the central and northern
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