Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 10:30 AM PST 03 December 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots except east 35 near the mainland inlets. Wind diminishing to light early this evening except east 35 near the mainland inlets tonight and Sunday morning and east 25 near the mainland inlets Sunday afternoon and evening.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 10:30 AM PST 03 December 2022
'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 10:30 AM PST 3 December 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing low located south of Explorer.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary high located west of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PST 3 December 2022 A Pacific low south of Explorer will continue to move southward and
away from the region today. Over southern offshore waters, gale
Force easterly winds will gradually ease to strong by this evening.
An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
creating gale force northeasterly outflow winds through the mainland
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