Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 April 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 20 to 30 knots except south 35 over northwestern sections late this morning. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early this evening then increasing to north 15 to 25 early Tuesday morning.
Periods of rain ending early Tuesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 10:30 AM PDT 23 April 2018
'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 23 April 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over northern Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Hecate Strait.
At 11:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:25 AM PDT 23 April 2018 A frontal system over West Haida Gwaii will move eastward to Hecate
Strait early this evening. Gale force southerly winds will
Continue over most northern and central waters until early
Afternoon. The winds will become moderate southwesterlies this
evening as the system weakens.
A ridge of high pressure over BC Interior in combination with a
trough west of Vancouver Island will produce marginal gale force
northerly outflow winds through Howe Sound this morning and
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