Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots this afternoon then diminishing to light late this evening. Wind becoming southeast 15 late overnight then becoming northwest 15 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday evening.
Showers or flurries beginning late overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:28 AM PST 18 February 2019 An approaching trough of low pressure will intensify over the North
Coast tonight and stretch across the mainland coast by Tuesday
morning. In the wake of the trough, northwesterly gales will develop
over Bowie tonight then spread to northern and central waters Tuesday
morning and the west coast of Vancouver Island in the afternoon.
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