Explorer - southeastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 February 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 early this evening then increasing to southeast 35 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 30 early Monday morning.

Rain beginning late this evening changing to a few showers near noon Monday.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 February 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 February 2015
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 01 February 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 Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 1 February 2015 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over northern BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located on a line east-west
over Langara.
By midnight PST tonight quasi-stationary cold front located north
of Langara.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Queen Charlotte Sound.
By noon PST Monday cold front located on a line east-west over
northern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM PST 1 February 2015 A cold front lying in an east to west line near Langara Island
This afternoon will move northward and stall over Dixon Entrance
This evening.

Easterly gales north of the front will ease to moderate to strong
southerlies in its wake. Gale force northeast outflow winds through
North Coast mainland inlets will continue tonight and Monday.

A second low will pass over Haida Gwaii on Monday with
A front stretching to the southeast. Southeast gales ahead of the
front will ease to moderate to strong southwest winds in its wake.

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