Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 late this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 40 to 45 after midnight. Wind veering to south 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon then becoming south 20 to 30 Tuesday evening.
Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms today and overnight and Tuesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern halfIssued 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 2023
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located from the South
Coast to the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 968 mb located west of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 972 mb located over southern Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 976 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 992 mb located over northeastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:20 AM PDT 25 September 2023 In the wake of the frontal system moving into Interior British
Columbia, another intense low will move into the offshore waters
today bringing widespread gale to storm force southeast winds.
Near the headlands of Northwest Vancouver island, storm to hurricane
force southeast winds will develop this afternoon and persist until
late this evening.
Significant wave height up to 10 metres is expected for the
northwestern half of Explorer this morning.
On Tuesday, the low over Bowie continues to generate strong to gale
force winds over most of the marine regions. As the low moves north
and weakens, gale force winds will be limited to the northern waters
by Tuesday evening.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
- Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
- Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
- Queen Charlotte Strait
- Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
- Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
- West Coast Vancouver Island North
- West Coast Vancouver Island South
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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