Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 31 January 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 20 to 30 this evening then increasing to west 30 to 40 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 Sunday afternoon then increasing to southeast 35 Sunday evening.
Periods of rain ending late overnight. Rain beginning Sunday evening.
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 10:30 AM PST 31 January 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located off the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern
At noon PST Sunday low 1004 mb located over southern Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:20 AM PST 31 January 2015 An approaching Pacific frontal system will move across the offshore
waters today ending up along the coast by early Sunday morning.
Ahead of the system, strong to gale force southeasterlies over the
offshore waters will spread across the central and northern waters
this afternoon. In addition, gale force northeasterly outflow winds
will continue near Portland Inlet through Sunday.
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