Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 April 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 to 30 early this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain ending late this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 April 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 late this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 April 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 30 to 40.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 April 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 AM PDT 25 April 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By midnight PDT tonight frontal system located over the Mainland
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 992 mb located off Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low 988 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 AM PDT 25 April 2017 A Pacific front will move across the offshore waters today and then
across the remaining areas tonight. A trailing 990 MB low west of
Southern Bowie will move slowly northeastward to lie over Northern
Bowie overnight tonight and then north of Bowie Wednesday afternoon.

Southeast gales will develop ahead of the front today except
Reach locally storm force over Queen Charlotte Sound and West Coast
Vancouver Island North. Winds will remain below gale strength over
the inner South Coast. In the wake of the front, winds will ease to
strong westerly in the south and shift to gale force southwesterly
In the north.

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