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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots veering to northwest 15 to 25 early this afternoon then diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to west 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind west 15 to 25 Saturday.

Rain changing to showers this evening then to rain Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 30 to 40 knots.

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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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line east-west over
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located south of Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PST 23 February 2024 On Saturday morning, a weak trough will quickly swing through the
northern waters then move inland by midday. Behind the trough,
westerly gales will develop. These winds will further intensify on
Saturday night and spread to central waters.

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