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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 September 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southerly 10 to 20 late overnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Friday afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 Friday evening.

Rain changing to showers overnight. Risk of thunderstorms Friday afternoon and evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 September 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 September 2021
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to south 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 20.
Monday Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 16 September 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 16 September 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing ridge located over southern
Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 9:00 a.m. PDT Friday departing frontal system located from the
North Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 16 September 2021 A Pacific front will continue to generate gale to storm force
southeast winds tonight as it moves through Haida Gwaii and Queen
Charlotte Sound.

The front will progress into the South Coast Friday morning. Strong
to gale force southeast winds will develop in the region as the front
sweeps across through the day.

Winds are forecast to ease to moderate to strong westerly in the wake
of the front. Westerly gales will develop late in the day on Friday
across Explorer and west coast Vancouver Island.

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