Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2023
Tonight and Monday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 60 early this evening then diminishing to southeast 40 to 45 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 early Monday afternoon then diminishing to south 40 to 45 Monday evening.
Showers tonight and Monday with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - western halfIssued 4:00 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 4:00 PM PDT 24 September 2023 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying frontal system located over
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located over Vancouver
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday low 965 mb located off Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday low 972 mb located over southern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 PM PDT 24 September 2023 An intensifying frontal system will approach Vancouver Island
tonight, spreading storm to local hurricane force southeasterly winds
across southern and central waters. Significant wave height of 10
metres is expected for the northwestern half of Explorer tonight into
Another intense low will move from Explorer to Bowie on Monday
maintaining gale to storm force southeast winds across much of the
marine regions. Local hurricane force southeast winds are expected
near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island North Monday
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- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
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- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
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- Explorer - northwestern half
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