Explorer - southeastern half
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 April 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 near midnight then becoming south 25 to 35 near noon Friday. Wind veering to west 25 to 35 Friday evening.
A few showers today and this evening. Rain Friday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - southeastern halfIssued 10:30 AM PDT 19 April 2018
'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 PDT 19 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
southern Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over eastern Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line north-south
over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:25 AM PDT 19 April 2018 A frontal system currently over Eastern Bowie will slowly move
eastwards today and tonight and will lie over Hecate Strait
By Friday afternoon.
Strong to gale force southerlies will continue over northern and
central waters ahead of the front.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
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