Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 May 2022
Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 late Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 early Wednesday evening.
Periods of rain ending Wednesday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 24 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 24 May 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located over northwestern Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 10:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located southwest
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:23 PM PDT 24 May 2022 A low pressure system will move through Northern Explorer this
evening and come to rest over Queen Charlotte Sound overnight. The
low will then weaken and move onto the Central Coast on Wednesday
Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterly winds are occurring from
West Vancouver Island North up through Queen Charlotte Sound. These
gale force southeasterlies will weaken to strong after midnight as
the low weakens.
The next low that will move through BC waters starts approaching
Southwest Explorer Wednesday night.
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