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Queen Charlotte Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwesterly 20 to 30 knots except northwest 5 to 15 over western sections Friday late in the day.

Showers Friday afternoon and evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2021
Saturday Wind south 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 30 to 40.
Monday Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 September 2021 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Hecate Strait.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday departing frontal system located from the
North Coast to Queen Charlotte Sound then to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PDT 23 September 2021 A frontal system is currently over Haida Gwaii. Ahead of the
Front, southerly gales have spread over the northern waters. Local
storm force southeasterlies are expected through the evening over
Northern Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will prevail in the wake of the front.

The frontal system will remain quasi-stationary over the northern
waters tonight then move slowly eastward across South Hecate on
Friday. Southerly gales ahead of the front will ease to strong on
Friday morning. Winds will become moderate to strong westerly behind
the front.

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