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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 14 November 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon and to southwest 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind backing to southeast 30 Friday evening.

Rain changing to showers this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2019
Saturday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots backing to northeast 15 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 2:13 PM PST 14 November 2019

'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 10:30 AM PST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At midnight PST tonight low 976 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Friday departing low 982 mb located over the
Gulf of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PST 14 November 2019 A Pacific front crossing Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound near
midday today will dissipate over southern waters tonight. Gale to
storm force southeast winds from Dixon Entrance East to west coast
Vancouver Island and Queen Charlotte Strait will ease to moderate to
strong southerly in the wake of the front.

Another frontal system will bring gale to storm force southeast winds
to northern and central waters Friday night.

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