Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 September 2019
Tonight and Sunday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 near midnight then becoming northwest 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 early Sunday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 early Sunday evening.
Rain changing to showers overnight and Sunday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 21 September 2019
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 21 September 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Sunday departing frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located over Explorer extending
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:29 PM PDT 21 September 2019 A frontal system is currently over Central Vancouver Island.
Ahead of the front, strong to marginal gale force southeasterlies
will persist over the southern waters this evening. In the wake of
the front, winds will shift to westerly and ease to moderate to
Gale force northwesterlies will develop over West Vancouver Island
Sunday morning as a ridge of high pressure builds offshore.
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