Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 October 2016
Tonight and Thursday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 near noon Thursday then becoming southeast 25 to 35 Thursday evening.
A few showers.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 9:30 PM PDT 26 October 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 26 October 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 992 mb located 30 miles south of
By 9:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating low 1000 mb located over
the Central Coast.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT Thursday trough located off the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:16 PM PDT 26 October 2016 A 992 MB low just south of Cape Scott will drift slowly northward and
dissipate over the Central Coast Thursday morning. A weak low will
move into Southern Explorer Thursday night.
Widespread southeast gales will occur across most southern waters
tonight with storm force winds over west coast Vancouver Island. The
winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies behind the low
then ease further Thursday morning. Winds will rise to strong to gale
force southeast off Vancouver Island Thursday evening.
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