Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 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 early Monday evening.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 April 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 April 2015
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 25 knots veering to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
northwestern Explorer.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 980 mb located over northern Haida
Gwaii.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Monday intensifying trough from low located over
northern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PDT 26 April 2015 A 985 millibar low in the Northern Gulf of Alaska will weaken slowly
tonight and Monday. A second low will deepen rapidly as it moves
northward through the central offshore waters Monday night. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will reach storm force
Monday night over most central and northern waters as the low
approaches. Winds will shift rapidly to gale to storm force westerly
in its wake by Tuesday morning. Winds will remain moderate to strong
over the far south.

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