Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 December 2021
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 early this evening then increasing to easterly 25 to 35 late this evening. Wind becoming easterly 30 to 40 after midnight. Wind southeast 25 to 35 Monday.
Periods of rain or snow tonight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 05 December 2021
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 5 December 2021 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday quasi-stationary frontal system located
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 PM PST 5 December 2021 A Pacific frontal system is currently over the offshore waters. Ahead
of the front, gale force east-southeast winds have developed over
offshore waters and then over central waters and west of Haida Gwaii
and Vancouver Island tonight.
The frontal system stalls over Queen Charlotte Sound and will
gradually weaken to below gale force easterly winds by Monday
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