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Queen Charlotte Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 October 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to southeast 10 to 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 12:41 PM PDT 17 October 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 4:00 PM PDT 17 October 2021 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located over
the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Monday quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line north-south over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 PM PDT 17 October 2021 A strong frontal system will approach Bowie this evening and stall
over Bowie on Monday. Winds over Bowie will increase to southeast
gales early this evening then to storm force overnight.

Southeast gales will spread over west coast Haida Gwaii and
Northwestern Explorer Monday morning and increase to storm force
Monday afternoon.

From Dixon Entrance East to Hecate Strait and West Coast Vancouver
Island North winds will increase to gale force southeast Monday
afternoon.

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