Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 September 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this morning then diminishing to southeast 20 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 this evening then veering to northwest 10 to 15 Tuesday morning.
Rain today and early this evening. Showers beginning overnight. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in showers.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 04:00 AM PDT 23 September 2019
'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 AM PDT 23 September 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over Vancouver Island extending
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over northern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday building ridge located southwest of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:44 AM PDT 23 September 2019 A front just west of Haida Gwaii will move onto the North Coast
This morning and reach Vancouver Island this afternoon.
Gale force southeast winds ahead of the front will shift to
Strong to gale force westerlies behind it. Over Bowie, the westerly
winds are expected to reach storm force this afternoon.
On Tuesday, a ridge of high pressure building offshore will give
strong westerlies to northern waters with moderate northwesterlies
In the south.
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