Explorer - southeastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 this morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 2016
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 in the morning then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning ended

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 2016

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over northwestern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 30 April 2016 A ridge of high pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound will move
To Northern Vancouver Island this morning. Strong northwesterlies
over southern waters east of the ridge will ease to moderate.

A front approaching offshore waters this morning will stall near
Haida Gwaii this afternoon. Gale force southeasterly winds
To 45 knots over northern waters ahead of the front will
Ease later today.

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