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Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late overnight and to southeast 30 to 40 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 Saturday evening.

Showers this afternoon. Rain Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PST 15 January 2021

'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 PST 15 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located from the South Coast to the
North Coast.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Saturday ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PST 15 January 2021 Another Pacific front will move into the offshore waters tonight.

Over northern waters, gale to storm force southwest winds will
develop this evening and Saturday morning with the approach of the
next frontal system.

Over central waters, gale to storm force southeast winds will develop
on Saturday morning.

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