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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon and to southwest 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind backing to southeast 30 Friday evening.

Rain changing to showers near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2019
Saturday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots backing to northeast 15 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
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 AM PST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing ridge located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By midnight PST tonight dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At midnight PST tonight low 976 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 AM PST 14 November 2019 A Pacific front crossing the offshore this morning will cross Hecate
Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound near midday today. The front will
then dissipate over southern waters tonight. Over central and
northern waters gale to storm force southeast winds will ease to
moderate to strong southerly in the wake of the front. Another storm
will bring gale to storm force southeast winds Friday night.

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