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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 October 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 30 to 40 knots increasing to south 40 to 50 early this evening then becoming northwest 45 to 55 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 early Friday morning and to northwest 20 to 30 late Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 near noon Friday.

Rain ending overnight. Showers Friday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 October 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this evening and to 5 to 7 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Friday morning and to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon and to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 October 2020
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the morning and to southeast 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 35 knots increasing to south 50 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 50 knots diminishing to northwest 20.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 29 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 4:00 PM PDT 29 October 2020 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying low 990 mb located over
southern Bowie.
By midnight PDT tonight low 990 mb located near McInnes Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 29 October 2020 A deepening low pressure system over Southern Bowie will move
Onshore near McInnes Island near midnight.
Ahead of the low, gale to storm force southeasterlies have begun over
central waters and strong to gale force northeasterlies are forecast
over northern waters. Gale to storm force northwest winds will
develop tonight in the wake of the low. A brief period of hurricane
force northwest winds can be expected over Northern Explorer this
evening.

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