Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 09:30 PM PST 26 January 2021
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northerly 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind northerly 20 to 30 Wednesday.
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Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 9:30 PM PST 26 January 2021
'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 AM PST 27 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located over southern Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located off the Washington Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today intensifying trough located from the Alaska
panhandle to Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:07 PM PST 26 January 2021 A low pressure system over Explorer will gradually weaken tonight
before exiting the region Wednesday afternoon. Ahead of the low, gale
to storm force southeasterlies over southern waters will ease
A trough of low pressure will develop from the Alaskan Panhandle to
Explorer on Wednesday. Northerly gales will develop over Bowie early
Wednesday morning and ease in the afternoon.
Additionally, a ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC
Interior for a few days. Strong to gale force outflow winds
Will prevail through the mainland inlets of the BC coasts.
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