Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2020
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind westerly 20 to 30 Friday.
Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 4:00 PM PDT 24 September 2020
'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 4:00 PM PDT 24 September 2020 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low 988 mb located northwest
At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 992 mb located over
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday departing low 990 mb located over northern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:59 PM PDT 24 September 2020 A developing low is forecast to move into Explorer this evening and
track across Northern Vancouver Island overnight. The low will move
inland early Friday morning. Ahead of the low, southeast gale to
storm force winds are forecast to develop over the southern waters
tonight. Winds will shift to gale force westerlies as the front
passes and gradually ease to moderate to strong westerlies on Friday.
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- Explorer - northwestern half
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