Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 early this evening then backing to southwest 20 late Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Friday afternoon and to southeast 30 to 40 Friday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 6 late this evening and to 4 late Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots veering to southwest 30 to 40.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017

'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 PDT 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching frontal system located west
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure centre that was north of Haida Gwaii this morning
Has now moved northeast over BC. Due to this a few lingering
northwesterly gales are present over the offshore waters. These
Gales will diminish very soon.

Another frontal system will approach Explorer late Friday afternoon
with southeast gales developing ahead of it into Friday evening.

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