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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 early this morning and to northwest 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind becoming light Tuesday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 this morning and to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2020
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to east 35 to 45 late in the day.
Friday Wind north 35 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2020

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 19 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 19 October 2020 A trough of low pressure over Hecate Strait will track eastward onto
the North Coast this afternoon. Behind the trough, northwesterly
gales over parts of the northern waters will continue through
This morning. The winds will become moderate to strong
northwesterlies this afternoon as the system weakens.

Strong to gale force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will
ease this evening.

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