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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 40 late this afternoon and to southeast 40 to 50 Monday evening.

Rain this afternoon tonight and Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 early this evening and to 6 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to south 20.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 December 2019

'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 10:30 AM PST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today warm front located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday warm front located on a line
northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 15 December 2019 A warm front will move across Bowie today and lie over the North
Coast by early Monday morning. Ahead of the system, winds will rise
to gale force southeasterly over the northern and central waters.

A stronger frontal system will approach Explorer Monday afternoon and
move onto Haida Gwaii in the evening. Gale to storm force southeast
winds will develop ahead of the system. Winds will shift to strong
westerly in its wake.

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