Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind variable 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 30 this evening then diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 Sunday morning. Wind veering to east 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

A few showers ending Sunday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 October 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 October 2016
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 1 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located over southern
Explorer.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 30 September 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of offshore waters combined with a low
pressure system over Southern Bowie has developed northerly gales
across Bowie. These winds will gradually ease to strong northeast
winds tonight as the low moves southwards.

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