Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 December 2014

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 December 2014
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 December 2014
Monday Wind southwesterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the afternoon then diminishing to southwest 30 to 40 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 December 2014

'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 9:30 PM PST 20 December 2014 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located over southern Vancouver
Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday trough located over the Lower Mainland.

At 1:00 p.m. PST Sunday trough located over the offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PST Sunday trough located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PST 20 December 2014 An onshore flow will push a couple of disturbances across the coast
through Sunday evening. A trough of low pressure over
Vancouver Island will move onto the Lower Mainland overnight. Another
trough of low pressure will reach the offshore waters on Sunday
afternoon and approach Haida Gwaii late Sunday evening.

Strong to gale force southeast winds over the inner South Coast ahead
of the first trough will weaken this evening with strong to gale
force southwesterly winds increasing over outer southern waters
tonight.
In the north moderate to strong southwest winds will rise to strong
to gale force southwest on Sunday afternoon ahead of second trough of
low pressure.

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