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Queen Charlotte Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 04 December 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots tonight. Wind southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday.

Rain changing to showers Tuesday morning. Risk of thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 December 2023
Wednesday Wind south 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning.
Thursday Wind light becoming northwest 10 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 4 December 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located over
Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located northwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday weakening low located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At midnight PST Tuesday building ridge located over Vancouver

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 4 December 2023 Gale to storm force southwesterlies will continue over northern and
central waters tonight as a low passes to the north of the region.
Winds will diminish on Tuesday as the low weakens.

Over the inner South Coast waters, strong southerlies tonight will
weaken as a frontal system over Vancouver Island makes its way across
the Strait of Georgia and into Southern BC by Tuesday morning.

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