Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 August 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 early this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late overnight.
Rain beginning near noon changing to chance of showers Saturday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 10:30 AM PDT 28 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday dissipating frontal system located on
a line north-south over Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:29 AM PDT 28 August 2015 A frontal system over Langara will sweep southeastward into central
waters this afternoon. The front will dissipate along the northern
and central coasts Saturday morning as the front moves inland. Expect
strong to gale force southerly winds across northern and central
waters and near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island North
ahead of the frontal system.
On Saturday, a trough will swing through offshore waters towards the
mainland coast. While only moderate winds may precede the trough,
strong northwest winds will follow behind it.
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- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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