Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 November 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northeast 25 to 35 this evening then becoming northeast 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northeast 10 to 20 Wednesday morning and to light Wednesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 10:30 AM PST 24 November 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 10:30 AM PST 24 November 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located from Vancouver Island to
the North Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening trough located from Vancouver
Island to the North Coast.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located off Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:34 AM PST 24 November 2015 A strong Arctic outflow pattern will continue today and tonight as a
ridge remains over the BC Interior and a trough of low pressure
remains anchored along the coast.
Northerly gale force outflows through northern and central coastal
inlets and Howe Sound will continue today before easing over most
areas Wednesday morning.
Gale force northerlies through the Northern Strait of Georgia, Haro
Strait and Juan de Fuca east entrance will develop today. These winds
will ease below gales by this evening for the Northern Strait of
Georgia but continue into the late overnight hours for the remaining
A stronger plume of gale to storm force northerly winds will continue
today from Queen Charlotte Sound southwards off Northwestern
Vancouver island and into Explorer before easing tonight.
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- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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