Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 30 to 40 knots increasing to northeast 40 to 50 early this evening then diminishing to north 30 to 40 Tuesday morning except south 35 over eastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 30 to 40 Tuesday afternoon except southwest 35 over eastern sections. Wind becoming west 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Rain changing to a few showers Tuesday morning. Risk of thunderstorms overnight.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 metres building to 4 to 6 this morning and to 6 to 8 late this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 6 overnight and to 4 Tuesday afternoon and to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016
Wednesday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind south 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 7:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 970 mb located over southwestern
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 978 mb located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 24 October 2016 A low tracking northward will lie over Southwestern Explorer
This evening and over Northern Explorer on Tuesday morning.

Winds will rise to gale to storm force east to southeast
Ahead of the low. Near the headlands of Vancouver Island
Winds will rise to hurricane force southeasterlies this evening
And ease to storm force southeasterlies overnight.

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