Explorer - southeastern half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 11 December 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon then becoming westerly 25 to 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind south 5 to 15 Tuesday.
Periods of rain beginning this afternoon and ending near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - southeastern halfIssued 04:00 AM PST 11 December 2017
'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 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday dissipating frontal system located over
At 10:00 a.m. PST today trough located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over Explorer.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:53 AM PST 11 December 2017 A front will remain on a line north-south over west of Haida
Gwaii today. Marginal gale force southerly winds will prevail over
most central and northern waters. The front is forecast to
Intensifty tonight as it makes its way through the coast, with
Strong to gale force southeasterlies expected ahead of the frontal
passage until early Tuesday morning.
Strong to marginal gale force southeasterly winds will also develop
over parts of the inner south coastal waters this afternoon and
evening as a trough of low pressure crosses the central waters.
Another front will approach the offshore waters Tuesday morning.
Gale force southerly winds will develop over most northern waters on
Tuesday ahead of the front.
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
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