Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 03 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind west 10 to 15 knots veering to northwest 10 to 15 early Wednesday morning except southwest 10 to 15 over western sections. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 Wednesday evening except light over western sections.

Chance of showers today.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 early this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 May 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 3 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located over Haida Gwaii
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PDT 3 May 2016 A building ridge of high pressure offshore will bring gale
Force westerlies to Juan de Fuca Strait late today and tonight.
Northwest gales will also develop over Johnstone Strait and West
Vancouver Island south this afternoon. As the ridge builds further on
Wednesday, northwest gales will develop over Northwestern Vancouver
island and Explorer Wednesday afternoon.

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