Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 November 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots backing to southeast 20 to 30 early Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Saturday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 10:30 AM PST 24 November 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 10:30 AM PST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over northern
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary frontal system located
over central Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located northwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low located north of Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located west of Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Saturday departing trough located over northern
At 1:00 a.m. PST Sunday low located over northwestern Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PST 24 November 2017 A frontal system moving across Northern Vancouver Island will stall
over Central Vancouver Island this afternoon. Ahead of the front,
southeasterly gale force winds will occur over some southern waters
this morning. In the wake of the front, strong southwest winds can
Meanwhile a low will track north of Bowie today. As it approaches
southwesterly gales will develop over the northern offshore waters
this morning, and spread to northern waters tonight.
Another low tracking northward will move over Northwestern Explorer
late Saturday evening. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of this low over southern waters Saturday night.
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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
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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