Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 March 2024
Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots except northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 near the mainland inlets overnight and Tuesday morning.
Temperatures near plus 2.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 4 March 2024 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over northwestern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday approaching trough located west of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:42 PM PST 4 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad trough over
the South Coast will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel, Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
On Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.
These outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will generate
freezing spray in Douglas Channel and a risk of freezing spray near
the other mainland inlets in the mornings.
On Tuesday, a trough will approach the offshore waters from the west,
generating strong to gale force southerlies in the evening.
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