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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 September 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 this morning then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 25 late overnight then backing to southwest 20 to 30 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to south 35 to 45 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers ending overnight. Risk of thunderstorms today. Rain Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 September 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 metres building to 6 early this morning then subsiding to 4 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 September 2021
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to south 40 to 45 in the morning then veering to west 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming south 15.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 September 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 4:00 AM PDT 27 September 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 982 mb located 90 miles southwest of
Cape St. James.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 992 mb located over Prince
Rupert.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located west of Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday approaching cold front located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PDT 27 September 2021 A 982 MB low 90 miles southwest of cape St. James will move across
Haida Gwaii today and then inland across Prince Rupert this evening
as it weakens.

Widespread southerly gales over northern and central waters and west
of Vancouver Island will shift to northwest gales to the west of the
low. Winds will diminish overnight as a ridge of high pressure builds
in from the west.

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