Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 November 2019
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30 near noon and to westerly 10 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 overnight. Wind backing to northeast 10 to 20 Monday afternoon.
Showers ending this morning. Periods of rain Monday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - western halfIssued 04:00 AM PST 17 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 17 November 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located over Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 a.m. PST today departing trough located near Prince Rupert.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located over the Mainland Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday low located over southern Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:56 AM PST 17 November 2019 A Pacific front over Central Vancouver Island will cross the South
Coast mainland and depart the region this morning. Southerly gales
will ease this morning as the front departs the region. Westerly
gales will develop through the eastern sections of Juan de Fuca this
A trough of low pressure over Haida Gwaii will cross through the
northern and central coasts this morning. Gale force westerly winds
over northern and central waters will ease this afternoon.
A low pressure system will move into Explorer on Monday bringing east
to southeast gales.
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