Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 09:30 PM PST 02 December 2020
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Thursday morning then diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Thursday evening.
Periods of rain Thursday.
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 9:30 PM PST 02 December 2020
'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 9:30 PM PST 2 December 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
southern BC interior.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line north-south over Hecate Strait.
At 6:00 a.m. PST Thursday low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low located west of Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:17 PM PST 2 December 2020 A frontal system stretched from the North Coast to Northern Vancouver
Island will stall tonight, spreading strong to gale force southerly
winds tonight and Thursday morning.
An area of low pressure will approach central waters Thursday
afternoon and reach Haida Gwaii by Thursday evening. Gale to
Storm force southerlies are expected in the vicinity of this area of
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
- Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
- Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
- Queen Charlotte Strait
- Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
- Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
- West Coast Vancouver Island North
- West Coast Vancouver Island South
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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