Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 Saturday morning.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 6:16 PM PST 02 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 2 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located on a line north-south
over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary low located off the Alaska
panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 PM PST 2 December 2016 A quasi stationary area of low pressure will remain over the Gulf Of
Alaska. Gale force to storm force westerlies will continue for
northern and central waters tonight and Saturday.

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