Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 December 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots except variable 10 to 20 over western sections. Wind becoming northeasterly 40 to 50 this morning then diminishing to northeast 30 to 40 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.
Periods of rain ending near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 04:00 AM PST 02 December 2022
'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 AM PST 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough from 996 mb low located over
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low 998 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:14 AM PST 2 December 2022 A 996 MB low over Northwest Explorer this morning will move southward
today and exit Southwest Explorer early this evening. An Arctic
Ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior creating
Gale force northeasterly outflow winds through the mainland inlets
except up to storm force over the Central Coast later today and
Over northern offshore waters, strong to gale force northeast winds
will ease to strong this evening. Over central waters, gale force
southeast winds will back to northeast this afternoon then ease to
strong by Saturday morning. Over southern waters, winds will rise to
gale to storm force southeast this morning then ease to strong by
Saturday morning. However, winds will remain below gale force over
the Strait of Georgia.
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- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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