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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 November 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots becoming light this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Tuesday morning and to northeast 40 to 50 Tuesday afternoon except northeast 35 over eastern sections. Wind becoming northeast 30 to 40 Tuesday evening.

Scattered showers this afternoon. Snow or rain overnight and Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 November 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 near midnight then building to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday. Seas building to 3 to 5 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 November 2022
Wednesday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PST 28 November 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.

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 28 November 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying low 1007 mb located over
northern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Tuesday low 984 mb located off Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:06 PM PST 28 November 2022 A building ridge of high pressure over the Northern BC Interior will
generate gale to storm force outflow winds through the mainland
inlets on Tuesday.

A low pressure system will intensify west of Haida Gwaii tonight and
track southeastwards towards Vancouver Island on Tuesday. Gale to
storm force easterlies will develop over parts of the offshore,
northern and central waters as well as West Vancouver Island on
Tuesday.

Over northern coastal waters, a risk of freezing spray will exist
beginning Tuesday evening as Arctic air pushes out from the mainland
coast.

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