Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 07 October 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots increasing to southerly 35 to 45 early Thursday morning.

Periods of rain.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 October 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 October 2015
Friday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 35 knots veering to northwest 35 to 45.
Sunday Wind southwest 40 to 50 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 07 October 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 10:30 AM PDT 7 October 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today deepening low 981 mb located at 51N 149W.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday departing low 971 mb located over the
northwestern Gulf of Alaska.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching low 980 mb located off

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 7 October 2015 Increasingly stormy conditions will prevail over the next few days as
a series of lows and frontal systems affect the BC coast. Each
successive system will be more intense, with the most intense storm
being forecast for Friday.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies will prevail over most of the
central and northern waters today and tonight. Winds will increase
and approach storm force from Northern Vancouver Island northwards on
Thursday morning, with a storm warning currently in effect for Hecate
Strait. Winds will remain moderate to strong over the far south.

After a brief lull later Thursday, a deep 960 millibar low
incorporating the remnants of hurricane oho will move northward
through Bowie on Friday morning, bringing widespread storm force
winds, from Northern Vancouver Island northwards.

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