Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 July 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots backing to south 20 Friday morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Friday afternoon.

Showers beginning Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 July 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon then building to 1 to 2 Friday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 July 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind light becoming northwest 10 knots late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 July 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 27 July 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located from the
Central Coast to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching low located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 AM PDT 27 July 2017 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will move across
Haida Gwaii today and remain stationary on a line from the Central
Coast to Southern Explorer tonight and Friday. Ahead of the ridge,
gale force westerlies will develop late this afternoon over Central
Juan de Fuca Strait and diminish overnight.

An approaching low will lie off Bowie by late Friday afternoon.
Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterlies will develop over the
offshore waters Friday afternoon.

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