Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2017
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 near noon Thursday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 4:00 PM PDT 24 May 2017
'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 4:00 PM PDT 24 May 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located 320 miles west of Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 PM PDT 24 May 2017 A strong ridge of high pressure well offshore this afternoon will
move slowly eastward and will stall over Northwestern Bowie tonight.
Gale force northwesterly winds will continue tonight and Thursday
Off the west coast of Vancouver Island and over most central and
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