Explorer - southeastern half
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 April 2017
Today Tonight and Friday
Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 Friday morning. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 Friday evening.
Chance of showers today.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 27 April 2017 Today Tonight and Friday By 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing low located off the Alaska
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:30 AM PDT 27 April 2017 A building ridge of high pressure offshore will bring strong
northwesterlies this afternoon over the inner South Coast and
The southern sections of west coast Vancouver Island. Winds will
Ease Friday morning as the ridge moves closer to Vancouver Island.
A developing low will move onto Bowie Friday night. Winds will
increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north and central
waters ahead of the low.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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