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Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 25 January 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early Tuesday morning then becoming east 40 to 50 near noon Tuesday. Wind diminishing to northeast 30 to 40 Tuesday evening.

Rain overnight and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 January 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 metres subsiding to 4 early this evening then building to 6 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 January 2021
Wednesday Wind north 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 25 January 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 25 January 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PST 25 January 2021 A frontal system will move towards Bowie this evening then slide
southeastward overnight. The front will stall over Explorer in a
northwest to southeast line by Tuesday morning then weaken Tuesday
night.

Winds will increase to gale force southeast this evening over the
offshore waters. Winds will increase to gale to storm force southeast
Tuesday morning over the southern waters.

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