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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:20 AM PDT 13 August 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25 late this afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 near noon Sunday then diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 Sunday evening.

Showers ending near midnight. Showers Sunday. Mist dissipating near noon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in mist.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 August 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 August 2022
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots becoming variable 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 07:20 AM PDT 13 August 2022

'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 13 August 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday departing trough located from Hecate
Strait to the Central Coast then to Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PDT 13 August 2022 A frontal system over Bowie is developing and moving east.

Ahead of the front, gale force southerlies will develop over central
and northern waters early Sunday morning. Gale force winds will ease
to strong by early Sunday afternoon as the frontal system weakens and
moves onto mainland BC.

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