Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2018
Today Tonight and Monday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind north 45 to 55 knots diminishing to north 30 to 40 near midnight and to north 20 to 30 near noon Monday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2018
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PM PST 18 February 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located from the North Coast to the
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday weakening trough located from the North
Coast to the South Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:29 AM PST 18 February 2018 A low pressure system over Washington state this morning will depart
today while high pressure continues to build over the BC Interior.
Gale to storm force northerly winds are expected for many of the
central and southern waters. Gale force outflow winds will also be a
factor near mainland inlets. Outflow winds are likely to persist
With the prolonged northerly winds offshore, waves reaching 9 metres
are expected for offshore waters west of Vancouver Island.
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