Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 February 2015
Today Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to northerly 25 to 35 near midnight.
Periods of rain ending Friday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 10:30 AM PST 26 February 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 26 February 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 1015 mb located near Cape St. James.
By 6:00 p.m. PST tonight low 1013 mb located over Cape Scott.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1010 mb located west of Vancouver
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 1007 mb located over Washington State.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:19 AM PST 26 February 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the B.C. Interior will bring strong to
gale force northeasterly outflow winds near the mainland inlets of
the North Coast today through Friday.
A low pressure centre over cape St. James this morning will move
southward reaching Cape Scott late this afternoon and Washington
state tomorrow morning. In the wake of the low, strong to gale force
north to northeasterly winds will develop Friday morning over the
offshore waters and the central and northern waters. Also, a
marginal gale force northeast outflow out of the Fraser Valley will
also develop late Friday night.
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