Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 April 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming south 20 to 30 this afternoon.

Periods of light rain or drizzle ending Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 2016
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 April 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over northwestern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 30 April 2016 A weakening ridge of high pressure will remain stalled in a north to
south line over Northern Vancouver Island through Sunday. Meanwhile,
a frontal system over the northern offshore waters will reach Langara
this afternoon, then will stall and weaken along a northeast to
southwest line over Northwestern Haida Gwaii tonight. Gale to storm
force southeast winds will precede the front over the far north
today. Winds will ease tonight as the front weakens but southeast
gales will persist through Sunday over Northern Hecate Strait and the
eastern portions of Dixon Entrance.

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