Explorer - southeastern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2017
Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northeast 20 to 30 near noon Monday and to north 10 to 15 Monday evening.
Periods of rain ending near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - southeastern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 22 January 2017
'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 PM PST 22 January 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary high located over BC
At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low 974 mb located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday departing low 998 mb located off Oregon
At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching ridge located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:01 PM PST 22 January 2017 An area of intense low pressure located off Explorer is spreading
gale force winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island and Explorer
this evening. This low will fill as it moves southward towards the
California coast on Monday. Meanwhile an Arctic ridge of high
pressure will remain stationary over the Northern BC.
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