Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 09:30 PM PST 07 December 2023
Tonight and Friday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Friday afternoon and to southeast 40 to 50 Friday evening.
Scattered showers this evening. Rain Friday late in the day.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 9:30 PM PST 07 December 2023
'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 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying frontal system located west
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over Queen
At noon PST Saturday frontal system located from the Alaska
panhandle to Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:21 PM PST 7 December 2023 An approaching frontal system will bring gale to storm force
southeast winds to the offshore waters Friday afternoon. Winds will
rise to strong to gale force southeasterly over the northern and
central waters and west of Vancouver Island Friday evening as the
frontal system approaches.
On Saturday, winds are likely to rise to hurricane force
southeasterlies in a broad swath from Dixon east, through Hecate
Strait and Queen Charlotte Strait, to Northern Vancouver Island.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
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- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
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