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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 December 2022

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 20 to 30 early Friday morning then becoming southeast 25 to 35 late Friday morning.

Scattered showers changing to rain Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 December 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 early Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 December 2022
Saturday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind north 15 to 25 knots becoming north 10 to 20.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming south 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 08 December 2022

'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 PM PST 8 December 2022 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low located west of the Alaska
panhandle.

At 10:00 a.m. PST Friday intensifying low 990 mb located west
of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low 982 mb located over southwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PST 8 December 2022 A weakening low located over the Gulf of Alaska will approach the
Alaskan Panhandle this evening. Gale force westerlies over Bowie
Will ease to moderate tonight.

On Friday, an intensifying low will move into Southwestern Explorer.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low
over parts of the southern and central waters. Southeasterly to
easterly gale force winds will spread into the inner waters of the
South Coast late Friday afternoon.

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