Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early this morning and to southeast 45 to 60 this morning. Wind veering to southwest 40 to 50 early this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 30 to 40 early this evening. Wind southwest 30 to 40 Tuesday.
Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms tonight and Tuesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2018
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 AM PST 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Explorer.
At 10:00 a.m. PST today low located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low located over Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday low located over the southern Alaska
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM PST 17 December 2018 The next intense frontal system approaches Explorer this
Morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop
Across southern, central, and northern waters during the day.
Hurricane force winds are forecast this afternoon for the
Headlands of West Vancouver Island North.
In the wake of the frontal system a low will move over Bowie this
evening. Storm force southerlies will develop this evening and
tonight across northern and central waters.
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- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
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