Explorer - southeastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 October 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early this afternoon and to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early Friday morning. Wind becoming variable 10 to 20 late Friday morning.

A few showers ending early Friday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 October 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this afternoon then building to 5 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 October 2016
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 October 2016

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 October 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located off the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday dissipating trough located over Bowie to
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PDT 27 October 2016 A trough of low pressure will move into the offshore waters tonight.
Winds will rise to strong to gale force southeast across parts of
Explorer and off Vancouver Island tonight ahead of the trough.

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