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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 30 November 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 25 late overnight then diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 5 to 15 near noon Thursday then becoming light Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 Thursday evening.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres except 3 to 4 over western sections. Seas building to 2 to 3 early Thursday morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2022
Friday Wind easterly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind north 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 30 November 2022

'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 30 November 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday low located northwest of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Thursday low 992 mb located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM PST 30 November 2022 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will continue to give
gale to storm force outflow winds through the mainland inlets
tonight. Winds will ease on Thursday as the ridge weakens but will
likely restrengthen Friday as the ridge rebuilds. Over northern
coastal waters, a risk of freezing spray will continue tonight as
Arctic air pushes out from the mainland inlets.

In the wake of a low, gale to storm force northerlies over offshore,
central and northern waters, will gradually ease tonight.

Another low pressure system will track southwards across the offshore
waters Thursday night. Ahead of the low, southerly gales will develop
off the west coast of Haida Gwaii Thursday afternoon and spread to
central and southern waters overnight.

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