Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 August 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 near midnight and to southwest 20 to 30 early Friday morning. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 Friday afternoon.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 August 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 August 2015
Saturday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 20 to 30.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 August 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 27 August 2015 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over the Gulf
of Alaska.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:38 PM PDT 27 August 2015 A frontal system over the Gulf of Alaska will move southeastward
tonight and reach Haida Gwaii on Friday morning.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southerly over northern and
central waters and near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island
North on Friday.

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