Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 early this evening and to southeast 30 to 40 late this evening except southeast 40 to 50 over northern sections overnight and Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late Sunday morning.

Chance of showers changing to rain after midnight and ending Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon and to south 30 to 40 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to westerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Mainland Coast.
By 9:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 2:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located over the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located over Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 25 March 2017 A front 200 km west of the offshore waters will move east to lie
Over the offshore waters by Sunday morning and over Haida Gwaii by
Sunday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies
Will develop this evening over offshore waters and spread to
Northern and central waters by Sunday morning. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will develop early Sunday morning for portions of
The northern and central waters as well as areas west of Vancouver
Island.

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