Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this morning then becoming southeast 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 overnight then becoming northwest 15 to 20 Sunday morning.
Rain changing to showers near midnight.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2022
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 29 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over western Haida
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over northern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:21 AM PST 29 January 2022 A slow moving cold front is currently approaching the BC coast. Ahead
of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will continue
over parts of the central, northern, and offshore waters. The gale
force southeasterlies will ease to moderate to strong westerly over
the offshore and northern waters beginning this morning. The central
waters can expect the gale force southeasterlies to ease this
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