Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 13 August 2018
Tonight and Tuesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northwest 15 late Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 late Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 Tuesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 13 August 2018
'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 13 August 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:25 PM PDT 13 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii will slide southeastwards
towards Queen Charlotte Sound tonight. A cold front over Northern
Bowie will slide southwards towards Haida Gwaii tonight.
Strong to gale force southwesterly winds over Northern Bowie will
Strong northwesterlies ahead of the ridge will reach gale force off
Northwestern Vancouver island beginning overnight and continue
through Tuesday. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will also
develop through Johnstone Strait on Tuesday afternoon.
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