Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 October 2020
Tonight and Thursday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots except northeast 10 to 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming southwest 20 to 30 early Thursday morning then increasing to south 40 near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to southwest 50 late Thursday afternoon then veering to northwest 55 early Thursday evening.
Periods of rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 9:30 PM PDT 28 October 2020
'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 9:30 PM PDT 28 October 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line east-west over northern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday low located over southern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:25 PM PDT 28 October 2020 A front lying across Northern Vancouver Island and Northern Explorer
will remain nearly stationary tonight. Moderate northeast winds north
of the front will shift to strong southwest to the south.
On Thursday morning, the front will advance northward as a deepening
low pressure system approaches the offshore waters. By Thursday
afternoon, a 989 MB low will lie just west of Queen Charlotte Sound.
The low will cross the Central Coast and move inland Thursday night.
Ahead of the low, gale to storm force southeasterlies will spread to
central waters and strong to gale force northeasterlies are forecast
over northern waters. Gale to storm force northwest winds will
develop Thursday night in the wake of the low.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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