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Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 April 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 early this morning then becoming northwest 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to north 15 overnight. Wind northerly 10 to 15 Tuesday.

Showers early this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 April 2024
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 April 2024

'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 15 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over the western offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 AM PDT 15 April 2024 A ridge of high pressure well offshore has spread moderate to strong
northwesterlies across BC waters and will remain strong through
today.

Gale force westerlies will develop over Juan de Fuca Strait this
afternoon and weaken overnight.

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