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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 March 2023

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 late Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 early Thursday afternoon then becoming northwest 15 to 25 early Thursday evening.

Rain beginning near midnight changing to showers Thursday evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 March 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 near midnight and to 2 to 3 early Thursday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 March 2023
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind east 20 knots diminishing to north 10 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 March 2023

'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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 March 2023 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing ridge located over Vancouver

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday trough located from Hecate Strait to
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM PDT 22 March 2023 An approaching trough will track across the offshore waters this
evening and then Haida Gwaii overnight. Strong to gale force
southerlies will spread across northern and central waters tonight
ahead of the trough. Winds will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in the wake of the trough tonight through Thursday,
then will spread to Juan de Fuca Strait Thursday evening as westerly

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