Explorer - southeastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to south 10 to 20 knots early this morning then backing to southeast 20 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind veering to southwest 10 to 20 near noon Wednesday.

A few showers changing to rain early this evening and ending Wednesday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2017
Thursday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.
Saturday Wind south 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 10.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 30 May 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
southeastern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low located west of the
offshore waters.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over southwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 AM PDT 30 May 2017 A ridge of high pressure over the Explorer region is producing strong
to gale force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait which will
ease this morning.

A low pressure system will reach the Southwestern Explorer region
late tonight. As the low approaches, southeast winds will rise to
strong to gale force across central waters tonight.

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