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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 early this afternoon then increasing to south 15 to 25 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 metres building to 6 late this morning then subsiding to 4 overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2021
Tuesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 20 to 25.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 January 2021

'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 PST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PST 17 January 2021 A ridge of high pressure will build onto Explorer this morning and
To the Central Coast this evening. Strong to gale force
Southwesterly winds over the northern waters will ease to moderate to
strong today. Winds will become moderate to strong northwest over
The South Coast today.

A frontal system will approach Bowie tonight and the North Coast on
Monday. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the
system over the northern waters.

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