Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
Issued 09:30 PM PST 07 December 2022
Tonight and Thursday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 45 to 60 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind becoming west 25 Thursday morning.
Rain changing to showers near midnight. Risk of thunderstorms Thursday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - western halfIssued 9:30 PM PST 07 December 2022
'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 9:30 PM PST 7 December 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing cold front located from Prince
Rupert to McInnes Island then to Tofino.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located over Haida Gwaii
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday departing trough from low located from
Prince Rupert to McInnes Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low located west of the Alaska panhandle.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 PM PST 7 December 2022 A cold front extending from Prince Rupert to Tofino will continue to
move eastward and into interior BC tonight.
Ahead of the front gale to storm force winds have developed over
eastern sections of central waters as well as waters south of Tofino.
For waters of the inner South Coast, gale force southeasterlies will
persist into the overnight period.
In the wake of the front, the low associated with the frontal system
will move from Haida Gwaii to Prince Rupert tonight, and spread gale
to storm force northwesterly winds across most of the northern and
On Thursday, another low located over the Gulf of Alaska will
approach the Alaskan Panhandle and maintain gale force westerlies
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