Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2023
Tonight and Friday.
Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late overnight then becoming variable 15 to 25 Friday morning. Wind becoming northerly 10 to 20 Friday afternoon then diminishing to light Friday evening.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 21 September 2023 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening cold front located from Explorer
to the North Coast.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday trough located from Hecate Strait to
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday trough located from the Central Coast
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the Central
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located over Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:01 PM PDT 21 September 2023 A cold front over Bowie will reach Haida Gwaii by Friday morning then
weaken as it progresses into central waters through Friday. Ahead of
the front, southerly gales have developed across Bowie and northern
waters. The winds will ease below gales Friday as the front rapidly
weakens. In its wake, winds will ease to moderate to strong
westerlies tonight through Friday.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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