Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 April 2015
Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 knots backing to southeast 25 late overnight then increasing to south 35 Monday morning. Wind increasing to south 45 Monday evening.
A few showers.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 4:00 PM PDT 26 April 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 SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 26 April 2015 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low 985 mb located over
the northern Gulf of Alaska.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT Monday deepening low 987 mb located over
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 980 mb located over northern Haida
At 11:00 p.m. PDT Monday intensifying trough from low located over
northern Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 PM PDT 26 April 2015 A 980 MB low in the Northern Gulf of Alaska will weaken slowly
tonight and Monday. A cold front just west of Cape Scott late this
afternoon will weaken over Central Vancouver Island this evening.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies shift to strong
Southwesterlies behind the front.
A second low will develop offshore on Monday. Gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will reach storm force Monday
Night as the low approaches North Coast waters. Winds will shift
rapidly to gale to storm force westerlies in the wake of the low
By Tuesday morning.
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