Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 12 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southerly 15 to 25 this evening then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 40 early Wednesday morning.
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Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 10:30 AM PST 12 November 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 PST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening low 996 mb located northwest
At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over the South Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:23 AM PST 12 November 2019 A Pacific frontal system approaching the offshore waters on Wednesday
will bring southeast gales to Bowie and Northwest Explorer Wednesday
morning then to central and northern waters in the afternoon.
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