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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 November 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45 early this morning then veering to northwest 30 to 40 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 Sunday morning.

Rain changing to showers this afternoon and ending near midnight. Showers Sunday.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 November 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 metres building to 4 to 6 early this morning then subsiding to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 November 2022
Monday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots becoming northerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to northerly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northerly 35 to 45 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 26 November 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over northern Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 26 November 2022 A frontal system is tracking across Bowie. Ahead of the front,
southwesterly gales over Bowie and northern waters will spread to
central waters through this morning. Behind this front, northwest
gales will spread to the offshore waters and move into the central
waters by mid morning.

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