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Queen Charlotte Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 September 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 10 to 15 knots near midnight and to southeast 15 to 25 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to southeast 15 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 September 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light.

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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 04:00 AM PDT 20 September 2019

'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 AM PDT 20 September 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PDT 20 September 2019 A frontal system will approach the North Coast of BC today and
Move south over the Central Coast Saturday.

Ahead of the frontal system, gale force southerly winds will develop
over Bowie this morning and spread to the northern waters in the
afternoon. Gale force southerly winds will spread to the Central
Coast and Northern Vancouver Island Saturday. Winds will shift to
westerly in the wake of the front.

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