Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind south 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 early this morning then becoming northwest 15 after midnight.

Periods of rain changing to chance of showers tonight and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this morning and to 2 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2016
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots backing to southwest 15 to 25 in the morning then diminishing to southerly 5 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located over southern Hecate
Strait.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located over northern Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM PDT 26 September 2016 A cold front over Southern Hecate Strait will move over Northern
Vancouver Island late this afternoon.

Strong to gale force south or southeast winds ahead of
The cold front will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies
In its wake.

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