Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 06 February 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 25 to 35 early Sunday morning.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 metres building to 4 to 6 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 February 2016
Monday Wind south 35 to 45 knots backing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to south 35 to 45.
Wednesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 06 February 2016

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 6 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PST 6 February 2016 A frontal system over Western Bowie will move eastward to Haida Gwaii
by Sunday morning and will reach the North Coast by Sunday afternoon.
Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will
prevail over northern and central waters tonight through Sunday.

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