Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019
Tonight and Tuesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southeast 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 near noon Tuesday.
Rain beginning Tuesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 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 4:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:31 PM PDT 19 August 2019 A trough of low pressure over Southern Bowie will swing northward
toward Prince Rupert this evening. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters
tonight and increase to gale to storm force on Tuesday.
In the wake of the trough the winds will shift to strong
Northerlies Tuesday morning.
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