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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 November 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 to 30 early this afternoon except west 30 to 40 over northern sections. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 25 early this evening then increasing to southwest 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind southwest 25 to 35 Friday.

Rain today and overnight and Friday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 November 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 November 2019
Saturday Wind south 30 to 40 knots becoming west 30 in the morning.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 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
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 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 10:30 AM PST 21 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
South Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located over the
North Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 1001 mb located southwest of Haida
Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low 1003 mb located over Prince
Rupert.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PST 21 November 2019 A Pacific front just west of Haida Gwaii will move across the north
and central coasts by late this afternoon. A 1001 MB low behind this
front will move across Central Haida Gwaii early this afternoon and
then across northern sections of Hecate Strait late this afternoon.

Southeast gales over Southwest Haida Gwaii and along the British
Columbia Coast from Dixon Entrance East to the Central Coast will
shift to gale force westerlies in the wake of the front and the low.

Winds will diminish to strong southwesterly this evening then
increase to southerly gales again overnight and Friday for central
and northern waters in advance of the next frontal system.

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