Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots today tonight and Thursday.

Fog patches dissipating late this morning. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2018
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 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 AM PDT 26 September 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM PDT 26 September 2018 A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure will remain over Haida
Gwaii tonight through tomorrow. Gale force northwesterly winds will
develop late this evening over west coast Vancouver Island mainly in
the vicinity of the Brooks Peninsula, and Southern Explorer.

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