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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 02:01 AM PDT 23 October 2020

Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southeast 35 early Friday morning and to northeast 25 late Friday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 to 35 Friday afternoon.

Rain ending Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2020
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 knots veering to southwest 20.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 02:01 AM PDT 23 October 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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 9:30 PM PDT 22 October 2020 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over southern
Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday departing frontal system located over
Juan de Fuca Strait.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday building ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:30 p.m. PDT Friday quasi-stationary trough located west of
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM PDT 22 October 2020 A frontal system will continue to cross the northern and central
waters tonight producing southeasterly gales from Bowie to waters
surrounding Northern Vancouver Island. Winds will ease to strong
northeasterly overnight in Bowie and late Friday morning across
waters surrounding Northern Vancouver Island.

A trough develops west of Vancouver Island late Friday in the
Wake of the frontal system. Gale force northwesterlies will develop
over Southeastern Explorer and parts of West Coast Vancouver Island
South Friday night.

A ridge of high pressure over BC Interior will intensify on Friday.
Strong to gale force northerly outflow winds will develop through the
mainland inlets of the BC coast. The winds are expected to continue
through the weekend.

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