Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 February 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 early Wednesday morning.
Chance of showers overnight and Wednesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 10:30 AM PST 20 February 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 PST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located over Queen Charlotte Sound
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line north-south over
the Washington Coast.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening ridge located over southern
At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 1026 mb located over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday low 1022 mb located near Tofino.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:25 AM PST 20 February 2018 A low pressure system will develop over Hecate Strait Wednesday
morning. The system will move southward to the west coast
Of Vancouver Island by Wednesday afternoon then to the Washington
coast Wednesday night. Along its track, gale force northerly
Winds will develop over parts of the central and southern waters
Wednesday and Wednesday night.
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