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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 September 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots backing to southerly 10 to 20 early this evening then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 after midnight. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 Monday morning.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms changing to rain after midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 September 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this evening then building to 3 to 5 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 September 2021
Tuesday Wind southerly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Thursday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 September 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 4:00 AM PDT 19 September 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing low located over the North Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located over the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to the Central Coast then to Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 19 September 2021 A frontal system will move into Bowie this evening from the west. The
front will progress across the northern and central waters on Monday.

Gale force southeast winds will develop along the front. In the wake
of the front, the winds will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterly winds.

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