Explorer - southeastern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2022
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 late this evening then becoming northwest 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.
Showers changing to rain this evening and ending near midnight. Showers Sunday morning and Sunday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - southeastern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 26 November 2022
'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 PST 26 November 2022 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:40 PM PST 26 November 2022 A frontal system near the Brooks Peninsula will track south across
Vancouver Island to reach Victoria this evening. Ahead of the front,
southwesterly gales prevail off the west coast of Vancouver Island
this afternoon. Behind the front, northwest gales now over northern
and central waters will spread along Vancouver Island and into
Juan de Fuca Strait as westerlies this evening.
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