Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 November 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 Sunday morning.

Rain beginning Sunday evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 November 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 November 2015
Monday Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southerly 40 to 50.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 28 November 2015

'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 Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 28 November 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary frontal system located
over Bowie.

At noon PST Sunday approaching low 998 mb located west of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PST 28 November 2015 A north to south aligned front lying over Bowie will remain
quasi-stationary through Sunday. Southerly gales will continue
Over northern waters during the weekend. The gale force winds
Will spread to central waters on Sunday. An approaching low centre on
Sunday will intensify the gales over southern waters and set up the
change to more active weather for the coming week.

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