Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 early this evening then backing to southeast 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday evening.
Rain beginning early this morning and ending this 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 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the North Coast.
At 2:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located off
the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 AM PDT 31 May 2016 A frontal system moving through the northern waters today is giving
marginal gale force southeast winds to the northern offshore waters.
This system will weaken this afternoon.
The next frontal system will move into the offshore waters tomorrow
afternoon and eventually spread marginal gale force winds to the
central waters by late 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
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- 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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