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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 30 January 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 20 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35 early Tuesday morning then diminishing to southwest 20 Tuesday afternoon except south 25 to 35 over eastern sections. Wind becoming south 20 to 30 Tuesday evening except southeast 40 over eastern sections.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 January 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 January 2023
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to south 30 to 40 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 30 to 40 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 30 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 30 January 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing warm front located on a line
northwest-southeast over the North Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday cold front located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday departing cold front located from the
North Coast to the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PST 30 January 2023 An approaching cold front will track across Haida Gwaii on Tuesday
and move onto the north and Central Coast in the evening. Ahead of
the front, gale force southeasterlies will develop over northern and
central coastal waters Tuesday morning. In its wake, winds will ease
to strong southerlies in the afternoon, but southeast gales will
persist over the Central Coast through Tuesday night.

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