Explorer - southeastern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2016
Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots backing to southeast 20 to 30 Saturday morning then becoming southeast 25 to 35 near noon Saturday. Wind becoming southeast 30 to 40 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 Saturday evening.
Periods of rain beginning Saturday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - southeastern halfIssued 7:47 PM PDT 21 October 2016
'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 PDT 21 October 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low 990 mb located north of Bowie.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low 998 mb located over southwestern
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 994 mb located over northern Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 PM PDT 21 October 2016 A trough of low pressure will move quickly across central
BC waters tonight giving a chance of gale force southeasterlies
To 35 knots to the Central Coast.
A low will move northward across Explorer Saturday night.
Winds will rise to gale force southeast over southern waters
Ahead of the low late Saturday.
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