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Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late this evening then increasing to southeast 5 to 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late Wednesday morning and to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2019
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 October 2019

'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 PDT 22 October 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over southern Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the South Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM PDT 22 October 2019 A developing frontal system well offshore will come into Bowie
overnight tonight bringing strong to gale force southeasterly winds.
Through Wednesday morning gale to storm force southeasterlies will
develop over the northern waters along west coast Haida Gwaii, Dixon
Entrance and North Hecate.

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