Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 May 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind south 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.
A few showers beginning Tuesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 29 May 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
central Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:36 AM PDT 29 May 2017 The contrasts of temperature and pressure between a ridge of high
pressure over offshore waters and a trough over the BC Interior are
producing strong to gale force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca
strait. These winds will ease slightly this morning then rise again
late this afternoon and this evening.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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