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Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 April 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots except northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 near the mainland inlets this morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to northwest 10 to 15 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 April 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 April 2021

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 19 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over BC interior.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PDT 19 April 2021 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will produce strong to
near gale force northerly outflow winds through mainland inlets
This morning.

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