Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 13 February 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late overnight then becoming west 25 Sunday morning. Wind backing to southwesterly 10 to 20 Sunday afternoon then increasing to southwest 20 to 30 Sunday evening.

Rain beginning late overnight and ending near noon Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 metres becoming 3 after midnight except 4 over northwestern sections Sunday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 20.
Wednesday Wind south 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 13 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 13 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday low located off Bowie.
By noon PST Sunday departing low 991 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:05 PM PST 13 February 2016 A low pressure system will track across Northern Bowie Sunday morning
and into the Alaskan Panhandle by the evening. Ahead of the low, gale
force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters early
Sunday morning and shift to gale force westerlies in its wake.

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