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Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 05 May 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 early Thursday afternoon.

Showers Thursday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 05 May 2021
Friday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 5 to 15 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 9:30 PM PDT 05 May 2021

'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 9:30 PM PDT 5 May 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 990 mb located over southwestern Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday low 986 mb located over central Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday weakening low 992 mb located over
northwestern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1004 mb located north
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:37 PM PDT 5 May 2021 A low just southwest of Bowie offshore will move northward and stall
over Bowie tonight. Ahead of the low, southeasterly gale force
Winds will spread throughout northern, central and offshore waters
tonight.

Winds will veer to westerly gale to storm force over Southern Bowie
overnight, strong to gale force westerly over Northern Bowie Thursday
afternoon and over west coast Haida Gwaii and Dixon Entrance West on
Friday.

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