Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 September 2019
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 near noon Saturday.
Rain changing to showers Saturday afternoon and evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 9:30 PM PDT 20 September 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 9:30 PM PDT 20 September 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
the southern Lower Mainland.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over northern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Port Hardy.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:29 PM PDT 20 September 2019 A frontal system approaching the North Coast will move south to lie
over the Central Coast Saturday afternoon and to near Port Hardy by
late Saturday evening.
Ahead of the front, gale force southerlies over the northern waters
will spread to the Central Coast and Northern Vancouver Island
Saturday morning. In the wake of the front, winds will shift to
westerly and ease to moderate to strong.
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