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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 early this evening and to south 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind south 35 to 45 Tuesday.

Rain Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 metres building to 5 early Tuesday morning and to 6 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2020
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 30 November 2020

'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 PM PST 30 November 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary frontal system located
west of Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM PST 30 November 2020 A trough of low pressure over the inner South Coast is currently
exiting the region. In the wake of the trough, strong to gale
Force westerly winds over eastern sections of Juan de Fuca Strait
will weaken early this evening.

A frontal system currently over Bowie remain quasi-stationary
Tonight through Tuesday. Ahead of the system, gale to storm force
southerly winds will prevail over northern and central waters.

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