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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 35 overnight then veering to west 30 to 40 near noon Saturday.

Rain changing to showers near midnight and ending near noon Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2019

'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 4:00 AM PST 22 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
South Coast.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight approaching low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 22 November 2019 A frontal system west of Bowie will move eastward today and will lie
over Hecate Strait later this afternoon. The system will bring
southwesterly gales to central and northern waters today. The gales
will ease this evening as the frontal system departs.

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