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Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 April 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 10 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 April 2021
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 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 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM PDT 20 April 2021 A ridge of high pressure centred offshore will strengthen over outer
coastal waters on Wednesday giving northwest gales to the west side
of Vancouver Island and to southeast sections of the Explorer region.

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