Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2017
Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this evening then veering to south 35 to 45 after midnight. Wind veering to west 30 to 40 early Saturday morning then diminishing to west 20 to 30 Saturday evening.
Rain beginning this evening and ending late Saturday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 4:00 PM PDT 28 April 2017
'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 4:00 PM PDT 28 April 2017 Tonight and Saturday By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located west
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 991 mb located over eastern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:38 PM PDT 28 April 2017 A developing low will approach Bowie overnight then track across
Eastern Bowie Saturday morning to reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon.
Winds will increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north
and central waters ahead of the low.
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