Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 January 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 January 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
Strait.

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
over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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.

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