Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 09:30 PM PST 06 December 2022
Tonight and Wednesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 early Wednesday morning then veering to west 25 to 35 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to northwest 40 to 50 early Wednesday evening.
Scattered showers changing to rain Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Explorer - northwestern halfIssued 9:30 PM PST 06 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 9:30 PM PST 6 December 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday cold front located from Hecate Strait
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:25 PM PST 6 December 2022 A cold front will approach the offshore waters late this evening and
reach Haida Gwaii by Wednesday morning then sweep through southern
waters Wednesday evening.
Ahead of the front gale force southerly winds will affect the
majority of outer coastal waters, with gale to storm force winds
forecast from Haida Gwaii to the headlands of Vancouver Island on
Wednesday. Gale to storm force northwesterly winds will follow the
front later in the day on Wednesday.
For waters of the inner South Coast strong to gale force
southeasterlies will develop Wednesday afternoon and persist into the
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