Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 September 2020
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early this evening then diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 22 September 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 4:00 PM PDT 22 September 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying frontal system located west
of Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing frontal system located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:53 PM PDT 22 September 2020 A Pacific frontal system is rapidly intensifying as it approaches
Haida Gwaii. Winds have already risen to storm force southeasterlies
over most northern waters and will do so over central waters this
Winds will ease to moderate to strong southerly later this evening
over the offshore waters and by early Wednesday morning over the
Gale force southeasterlies will continue over southern and inner
waters through Wednesday morning and into early afternoon and will
ease by later afternoon as the frontal system moves over the
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