Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 10:30 AM PST 11 December 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots becoming southeast 40 to 50 near noon then diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind southeast 10 to 20 Thursday.
Rain changing to showers this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 10:30 AM PST 11 December 2019
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday trough located west of Bowie.
By 1:00 p.m. PST Thursday trough located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:11 AM PST 11 December 2019 A frontal system moving through the northern and central waters and
southern offshore waters today will cross the mainland coast this
Widespread gale to storm force southeasterlies are expected ahead of
the front today with near hurricane force southeasterlies possible
near the headlands of North Vancouver Island. Winds will ease to
strong southwesterlies behind the front.
A trough will move through Bowie Thursday afternoon generating gale
force southwesterlies as it passes.
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