Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 31 August 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots increasing to west 30 to 35 late overnight then becoming northwest 30 early Tuesday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 August 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 01:54 AM PDT 01 September 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 9:30 PM PDT 31 August 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 993 mb located over the northern
Alaska panhandle.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday weakening low 998 mb located the Central
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PDT 31 August 2015 A broad area of low pressure extending from a low centre off the
Northern Alaskan Panhandle is affecting the BC coast tonight. The low
centre will drift southwards to lie off the central BC coast on
Tuesday afternoon.

Strong to gale force west or northwest winds will continue over the
offshore waters as the low centre moves southwards. As the low moves
over the BC coast on Tuesday southerly winds will increase over most
South Coast waters.

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