Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 18 December 2014

Tonight and Friday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 early Friday evening.

A few showers with a risk of thunderstorms changing to rain early Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 December 2014
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 December 2014
Saturday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots.
Monday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 18 December 2014

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9:30 PM PST 18 December 2014 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located over
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday departing trough located from Bowie to
the North Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:09 PM PST 18 December 2014 In the wake of a front, gale force southeasterlies over northern and
southern coastal waters will ease to moderate to strong southerlies
late this evening.

On Friday a trough of low pressure will track across northern waters.
Ahead of the trough, gale force southeasterlies over the offshore
waters will spread to the North Coast Friday morning. Winds will
shift to strong to gale force southwesterly in its wake.

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