Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 June 2022
Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots early this evening then diminishing to light late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 10 to 20 near noon Tuesday.
Risk of thunderstorms late this evening and overnight. Showers Tuesday late in the day. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating Tuesday morning.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 27 June 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1008 mb located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday high 1006 mb located over central Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 PM PDT 27 June 2022 A low pressure system over Southern Explorer will slowly track
towards Central Explorer tonight. Consequently, moderate to strong
southeast winds off west coast Vancouver Island will increase to
strong to gale force this evening. Winds will diminish on Tuesday as
the low weakens.
Westerly strong to gale force winds will also impact central and
eastern sections of the Juan de Fuca Strait this evening. Winds will
diminish near or just after midnight.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
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- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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