Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 March 2023
Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light except northeasterly outflow 25 knots near the mainland inlets tonight. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2023
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strong wind warning in effect
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 28 March 2023
'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 28 March 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located west of the
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over BC interior.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:28 PM PDT 28 March 2023 A building ridge of high pressure over the British Columbia Interior
will continue to generate strong to gale force northerly outflow
winds through the mainland inlets from the Central Coast to Howe
Northerly strong to gale force winds will continue across most of the
offshore and outer waters tonight and Wednesday ahead of the Pacific
ridge of high pressure.
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