Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2016

Tonight and Friday

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 25 this evening then increasing to northwest 25 to 30 near noon Friday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2016
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Monday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 April 2016 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located over Hecate
Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday building ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located from Explorer to Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:35 PM PDT 28 April 2016 A ridge will build over Explorer overnight through Friday. Strong to
gale force northwesterly to westerly winds will develop over southern
waters tonight and Friday.

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