Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 March 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 20 late overnight then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 Wednesday morning.

Periods of rain changing to chance of showers Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 March 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 28 March 2017 A nearly stationary front will continue to sit over Vancouver
Island. A low riding along the front will approach the southern
waters Wednesday morning and move across Vancouver Island Wednesday
afternoon. Winds over the southern waters will rise to strong to
Gale force southeasterlies early Wednesday and veer to strong to
Gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low.

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