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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 22 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 after midnight then diminishing to light Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon and to southeast 25 to 35 early Saturday evening.

Rain Saturday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots becoming south 15 to 25.
Tuesday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 22 January 2021

'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 9:30 PM PST 22 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Saturday weakening ridge located from Hecate
Strait to Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:33 PM PST 22 January 2021 A weak frontal system approaching from the Pacific will move through
Bowie Saturday morning then approach the North Coast in the
afternoon. The front will continue to slide to the southeast Saturday
night and reach Vancouver Island.

As the system approaches, southerly strong to gale force winds will
develop. In the wake of the system, winds will shift to northwesterly
strong to gale force.

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