Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 January 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwesterly 25 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to southerly 10 to 20 late Friday morning.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 January 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30.
Monday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 29 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 29 January 2015 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1009 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 1013 mb located over central Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday dissipating low 1020 mb located over
Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM PST 29 January 2015 An approaching low pressure centre west of Explorer this afternoon
will track across Bowie tonight and then reach Hecate Strait Friday
afternoon. Strong to gale force southerlies over central and northern
waters will develop tonight to the south of the low. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies will develop tonight to the north of the low.
Winds will ease Friday evening.

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