Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 March 2017
Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 early Friday morning then becoming west 25 Friday evening.
A few showers ending Friday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 4:00 PM PDT 23 March 2017
'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 9:30 PM PDT 23 March 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located from Haida
Gwaii to Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday cold front located from Hecate Strait to
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday low located over northern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday low located over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:38 PM PDT 23 March 2017 A cold front will track across Queen Charlotte Sound tonight and
weaken over Hecate Strait overnight. Ahead of the front, gale force
southeasterlies over central waters will spread to northern and
southern waters this evening. Storm force southeasterlies over waters
just west of Vancouver Island will ease to marginal gale force
The low pressure centre associated with the cold front will drift
from the offshore waters to Haida Gwaii Friday. Ahead of the
Low, gale force southeasterly winds will shift to gale force
northwesterly in its wake.
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