Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 10:30 AM PST 06 December 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near midnight and to southeast 25 to 35 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon Wednesday then diminishing to westerly 15 Wednesday evening.
Scattered flurries or scattered showers changing to drizzle near midnight then to rain near noon Wednesday.
Temperatures zero rising to plus 6 Wednesday afternoon.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 10:30 AM PST 06 December 2022
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 6 December 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Bowie.
By 2:00 p.m. PST today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday cold front located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PST 6 December 2022 A cold front will approach the offshore waters later today and reach
Haida Gwaii on Wednesday morning then sweep through southern waters.
Ahead of the front gale force southerly winds will affect the
majority of outer coastal waters, with gale to storm force winds
forecast from Haida Gwaii to the headlands of Vancouver Island on
Wednesday. Gale to storm force northwesterly winds will follow the
front later in the day on Wednesday.
For waters of the inner South Coast strong to gale force
southeasterlies will develop near midday on Wednesday and likely
persist into the late evening.
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