Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 April 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots backing to westerly 10 to 20 early this morning then increasing to southwest 20 to 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Showers ending Thursday morning. Risk of thunderstorms early this morning. A few showers Thursday late in the day.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 April 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots becoming northerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Cape Scott.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM PDT 1 April 2015 A cold front will approach offshore waters this afternoon. The
Cold front will move eastwards towards the North and Central Coasts

Gale force southerlies will develop over the Bowie later this
afternoon and across northern and central waters tonight. Gale
Force southerlies will develop over Hecate Strait early Thursday

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