Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 January 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 this morning then backing to southeast 10 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Saturday morning.
Periods of rain ending after midnight.
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 07:13 AM PST 30 January 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 4:00 AM PST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1016 mb located over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low 1020 mb located over Hecate
At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday warm front located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday warm front located on a line north-south
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 AM PST 30 January 2015 A low pressure centre over Haida Gwaii will weaken over Hecate Strait
today. Gale force southwesterlies over Queen Charlotte Sound will
ease this morning.
An approaching warm front from a low over the Pacific Ocean will
track across Bowie on Saturday. Ahead of the front, gale force
southeasterlies will develop over the offshore waters Saturday
morning and spread to northern waters in the afternoon.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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