Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 December 2020
Tonight and Sunday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 late overnight and to south 40 to 50 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 early Sunday afternoon then becoming south 20 Sunday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 05 December 2020
'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 5 December 2020 Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of the
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 PM PST 5 December 2020 A front has stalled on a line from Hecate Strait to Vancouver Island
this afternoon and is beginning to weaken. The front will remain
stalled tonight along the central waters where its winds will
Weaken further. Gale to storm force southeast winds associated with
the front over most northern and central marine waters will ease
To strong to gale force southerlies tonight.
The next frontal system will move across the offshore waters Sunday
morning then Progress into the coastal waters later Sunday. Gale to
storm force southeast winds will accompany the approach of the
Front followed by gale force westerlies in its wake.
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
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
- Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
- Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
- Queen Charlotte Strait
- Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
- Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
- West Coast Vancouver Island North
- West Coast Vancouver Island South
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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