Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 September 2023
Tonight and Monday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southeast 40 to 45 late overnight then increasing to southeast 45 to 55 early Monday afternoon.
Periods of rain overnight and Monday. Risk of thunderstorms overnight and Monday.
Zoom-in to make a selection
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern halfIssued 9:30 PM PDT 24 September 2023
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9:30 PM PDT 24 September 2023 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying frontal system located
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located from Vancouver
Island to Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday low 964 mb located off Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday low 972 mb located over southern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:40 AM PDT 25 September 2023 In the wake of the frontal system moving into Interior British
Columbia, another intense low will approach the offshore waters today
bringing widespread gale to storm force southeast winds to the marine
Significant wave height of 10 metres is expected for the northwestern
half of Explorer this morning. Local hurricane force southeast winds
are possible near the headlands of west coast Vancouver Island -
north this evening.
On Tuesday, the low over Bowie continues to generate strong to gale
force winds over most of the marine regions. As the low moves north
and weakens, gale force winds will be limited to the northern waters
by Tuesday evening.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
- Date modified: