Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 near midnight then becoming westerly 15 late Monday morning.

Rain ending early Monday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2017
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 September 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 September 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located over central Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday dissipating low located over Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front from low located over northern
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday weakening cold front from low located on
a line north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PDT 24 September 2017 A low pressure system over Bowie will move into northern waters and
its associated cold front will advance towards the northern and
central waters tonight. Ahead of the front, strong to gale force
southerly winds will develop. Winds will shift to strong to moderate
westerly winds in the wake of the front. The low and its cold front
will dissipate through the day on Monday.

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