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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon and to southeast 25 to 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight then becoming northwest 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind backing to west 15 Wednesday evening.

Rain this afternoon tonight and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2022
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots backing to westerly 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind light.

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 10:47 AM PDT 24 May 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 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over northwestern Explorer.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located southwest
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2022 A low pressure system will move through Northern Explorer today and
come to rest over Queen Charlotte Sound overnight. The low will then
weaken and move onto the Central Coast on Wednesday evening.

Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterly winds are expected and
particularly along the line from Estevan Point to the Vancouver
Island headlands this evening.

The next low that will move through BC waters starts approaching
Southwest Explorer Wednesday night.

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