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Queen Charlotte Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 08 August 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 late this evening then becoming light late overnight. Wind becoming northwest 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Fog banks forming late overnight and dissipating Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 08 August 2022
Wednesday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 6:22 PM PDT 08 August 2022

'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 PM PDT 8 August 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM PDT 8 August 2022 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, strong to gale force northwesterly
winds will continue off West Vancouver Island this evening. Strong to
gale force northerlies will also prevail over the southeastern half
of Explorer this evening.

Winds will also rise to strong to gale force northwesterly over the
southern half of Hecate Strait early this evening.

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