Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 January 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots increasing to northerly outflow 25 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to northerly outflow 5 to 15 near noon Wednesday.
Flurries or showers ending this afternoon. Flurries or showers overnight and Wednesday.
Temperatures near zero.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 26 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday departing frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Explorer.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday intensifying trough located from the
Alaska panhandle to Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:05 AM PST 26 January 2021 A frontal system will remain stalled over Explorer today before
exiting the region Wednesday morning. Ahead of the front, gale to
storm force southeasterlies will persist across all southern waters
west of Vancouver Island.
In the wake of the system, a trough of low pressure will develop from
the Alaskan Panhandle to Explorer on Wednesday. Northerly gales will
develop over Bowie early Wednesday morning and ease in the afternoon.
Additionally, a ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC
Interior for a few days. Strong to gale force outflow winds will
prevail through the mainland inlets of the BC coast.
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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