Queen Charlotte Sound
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.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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 StatementIssued 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
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