Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 February 2019
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 late overnight and to northwest 30 to 40 late Tuesday morning.
Showers overnight and Tuesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 18 February 2019
'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 PST 18 February 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 PM PST 18 February 2019 A trough of low pressure will intensify over the North Coast tonight
and stretch across the mainland coast by Tuesday morning. In the
Wake of the trough, northwesterly gales will develop over Bowie
tonight then spread to northern and central waters Tuesday morning
and the west coast of Vancouver Island in the afternoon.
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