Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 09:30 PM PST 06 December 2016
Tonight and Wednesday
Wind north 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 Wednesday afternoon and to southeast 25 to 30 early Wednesday evening.
Chance of showers tonight and Wednesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PST 6 December 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday deepening frontal system located
southwest of Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Wednesday deepening frontal system located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:42 PM PST 6 December 2016 A strong Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC
Interior. Gale force outflow winds are occurring through mainland
inlets with generally light to moderate winds elsewhere. Cold
temperatures from the Arctic outflow winds will give a risk of
moderate freezing spray near the mainland inlets.
A strong frontal system will approach Explorer late Wednesday
afternoon. Gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the
Low and gradually move into West Vancouver Island marine regions
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