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Queen Charlotte Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 February 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 10 knots increasing to southwesterly 10 to 20 near noon then backing to southeast 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Rain changing to showers this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 February 2024
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind light becoming southwest 10 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located over Vancouver Island
extending southwestward.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing cold front located over the
South Coast.

By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PST 28 February 2024 A cold front will track southwards across Southern Vancouver Island
this afternoon and across the Southern Strait of Georgia this
evening.

Ahead of the front, southwest gales over west coast Vancouver Island
will shift to moderate to strong westerlies in its wake today.

For the inner South Coast waters, strong southerlies will weaken with
the passage of the front this evening.

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