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Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 May 2024

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 May 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening trough located over Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located west of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PDT 17 May 2024 Strong to gale force westerly gales will develop tonight through Juan
de Fuca Strait. These winds will ease below gales by early Saturday
morning.

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