Explorer - southeastern half
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 10 October 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 this evening then increasing to south 30 to 40 Sunday afternoon.
Periods of rain ending this afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms. Periods of rain beginning Sunday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - southeastern halfIssued 10:30 AM PDT 10 October 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 PDT 10 October 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 986 mb located over southern Hecate
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today departing low 988 mb located 60 miles east
of Prince Rupert.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today departing cold front located over the
At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over the offshore
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday departing ridge located over the Coast
At 8:00 a.m. PDT Sunday intensifying frontal system located over
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PDT 10 October 2015 Stormy conditions will continue through Monday as a series of lows
and frontal systems affect the BC coast with some relief expected by
The next low pressure centre in the series will move northeastward
through Hecate Strait this afternoon. The low will bring gale force
southerlies followed by gale force northwesterlies over the central
part of the coast. A cold front will move through the South Coast
early this afternoon bringing strong to gale force south or southeast
winds followed by strong to gale force westerlies. Winds will then
ease over all areas tonight as a ridge of high pressure reaches the
Another intense storm will move in on Sunday, bringing widespread
storm force southeasterlies and high seas over central and northern
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
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- Hecate Strait - southern half
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