Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 September 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 late this afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 after midnight and to southeast 35 to 45 early Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 60 Sunday evening.
Showers. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.
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Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - western halfIssued 10:30 AM PDT 23 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 10:30 AM PDT 23 September 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday intensifying trough located over Bowie.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday intensifying frontal system located
southwest of Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located off Vancouver
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:16 AM PDT 23 September 2023 A deep low pressure system is expected to spread gale to storm force
winds across the British Columbia waters Sunday through Monday.
Initially, a trough will bring southerly gale and storm force winds
to the central and northern waters on Sunday morning.
An intensifying frontal system will cross Explorer late Sunday,
spreading storm to local hurricane force southeasterly winds across
southern and central waters Sunday evening.
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
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