Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 31 January 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 this morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this afternoon. Wind becoming west 15 to 25 after midnight then becoming southeast 20 to 30 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain ending Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 31 January 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 metres building to 3 near midnight and to 4 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 31 January 2015
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 to 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located off the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern BC
interior.

At noon PST Sunday low 1004 mb located over southern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PST 31 January 2015 An approaching Pacific frontal system will move across the offshore
waters today ending up along the coast by early Sunday morning.
Ahead of the system, strong to gale force southeasterlies
Will develop over the offshore waters this morning and then elsewhere
over central and northern waters by this evening. In addition,
northeasterly outflow winds will increase to gale force this morning
near Portland Inlet.

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