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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 06 December 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 near midnight and to south 30 to 40 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 40 to 50 late Wednesday morning then diminishing to west 25 to 35 early Wednesday evening.

Scattered showers changing to rain Wednesday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 December 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early Wednesday morning and to 3 to 4 early Wednesday afternoon. Seas building to 5 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 December 2022
Thursday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 20 to 30.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 06 December 2022

'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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 6 December 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday cold front located from Hecate Strait
to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 6 December 2022 A cold front will approach the offshore waters late this evening and
reach Haida Gwaii by Wednesday morning then sweep through southern
waters Wednesday evening.

Ahead of the front gale force southerly winds will affect the
majority of outer coastal waters, with gale to storm force winds
forecast from Haida Gwaii to the headlands of Vancouver Island on
Wednesday. Gale to storm force northwesterly winds will follow the
front later in the day on Wednesday.

For waters of the inner South Coast strong to gale force
southeasterlies will develop Wednesday afternoon and persist into the
overnight period.

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