Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 October 2019
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots early Wednesday morning and to southeast 15 to 25 late Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.
Periods of rain Wednesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 22 October 2019
'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 PDT 22 October 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:15 PM PDT 22 October 2019 A developing frontal system well offshore will move into Bowie
Wednesday morning. The front will then cross Haida Gwaii late in
Over northern waters winds will rise to strong to gale force
southeast Wednesday morning then to gale to storm force southeast in
the afternoon. Winds will ease to moderate to strong westerly in the
wake of the front. Over central waters winds will rise to southeast
gales Wednesday afternoon.
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