Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 January 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to easterly 25 to 35 this afternoon then becoming northerly 20 to 30 near midnight except southwest 15 over eastern sections overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Tuesday morning then increasing to south 25 to 35 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Tuesday afternoon then becoming southwest 40 Tuesday evening.
Showers with a risk of thunderstorms changing to rain near noon then to showers near midnight. Rain Tuesday late in the day.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 10:50 AM PST 27 January 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 10:30 AM PST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located southwest of
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located west of the
By 9:30 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:17 AM PST 27 January 2020 An approaching frontal system will track across Explorer today and
Northern Vancouver Island this evening. Ahead of the front,
Gale force southeasterlies will continue today over Explorer and
West coast Vancouver Island before spreading to central waters and
the inner South Coast this evening. A brief period of gale to storm
force southeasterlies is expected this evening over west coast
Vancouver Island as the front passes. In the wake of the front, winds
will shift to southwesterly gales over Southern Explorer tonight.
An intense frontal system will track across the offshore waters
Tuesday afternoon and onto the North Coast overnight. Ahead of the
system, winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterlies over
northern and central waters late Tuesday ahead of the system. In its
wake, winds will veer to gale to storm force southwesterlies Tuesday
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