Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 September 2019
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 late this afternoon then increasing to southwest 15 to 25 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 30 to 40 near midnight then diminishing to west 25 to 30 early Monday morning.
Showers late this morning. Rain overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 10:30 AM PDT 22 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 10:30 AM PDT 22 September 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over central
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Explorer extending
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today approaching frontal system located west of
the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:16 AM PDT 22 September 2019 A frontal system over Central Vancouver Island will continue to
produce strong southeasterlies over the inner South Coast this
morning. Gale force northwesterlies will develop over West Vancouver
Island as a ridge of high pressure builds offshore.
Another front will move across the northern offshore waters tonight.
Gale force southeast winds will develop over the offshore waters
tonight then spread to the central and north coasts on Monday.
Winds over the northern waters will become gale to storm force
southwesterlies in the wake of the front.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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