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Queen Charlotte Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 September 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwesterly 20 to 30 knots except northwest 5 to 15 over western sections Friday late in the day.

Showers Friday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2021
Saturday Wind south 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 30 to 40.
Monday Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay - 46304 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 September 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Hecate Strait.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening frontal system located from
the North Coast to Queen Charlotte Sound then to Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM PDT 23 September 2021 A frontal system is currently over Haida Gwaii. Ahead of the
Front, southerly gales prevail over the northern waters. Local
Storm force southeasterlies are expected this evening over Northern
Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will prevail behind the front then ease to moderate
Friday.

The frontal system will remain quasi-stationary over the northern
waters tonight then move slowly eastward across Southern Hecate on
Friday. Southerly gales ahead of the front will ease to strong on
Friday morning. Winds will become moderate to strong westerly behind
the front.

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