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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half


Marine Forecast

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.

Rain Friday.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2023
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2023
Saturday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots backing to southeast 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.

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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 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
to Explorer.

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 Statement

Issued 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.

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