Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 15 near noon then increasing to southeast 25 late overnight.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 early this afternoon then building to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

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

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 10:30 AM 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 10:30 AM PDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low 980 mb located over
the northern Gulf of Alaska.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located over Hecate Strait.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located near Cape Scott.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT Monday deepening low located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PDT 26 April 2015 A 980 MB low in the Northern Gulf of Alaska will weaken slowly today
and Monday. A cold front over Hecate Strait late this morning will
reach the North Coast mainland this afternoon and Cape Scott
In the early evening.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies shift to strong
Southwesterlies behind the front.

A second low will develop offshore on Monday. Gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low may reach storm force Monday
Night as the low approaches North Coast waters.

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