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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 01 April 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 early Sunday evening.

Showers ending Sunday afternoon.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2023
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to 20.
Wednesday Wind south 20 to 30 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 1 April 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located over northern Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Sunday departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday approaching ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 1 April 2023 On Sunday, a trough of low pressure will track southwards across
Bowie through the day then across Explorer Sunday evening.
Northwesterly gales will develop over Bowie early Sunday morning and
then spread to Explorer in the afternoon.

A building Pacific ridge of high pressure will approach the offshore
waters on Monday. As a result, northwest strong winds will be
widespread across most offshore and outer waters with gales
developing just west of Vancouver Island. Westerly gales will also
develop through Juan de Fuca Monday late afternoon.

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