Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 22 November 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 20 to 30 knots veering to northwest 20 to 30 late overnight then becoming southwest 25 to 35 early Thursday evening.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 November 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind southwest 30 knots veering to northwest 15 to 25.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 02:37 AM PST 23 November 2017

'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 22 November 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
By 2:00 p.m. PST Thursday weakening frontal system located over
Explorer.

At 1:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located west of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 22 November 2017 A frontal system extending from the Central Coast to Explorer will
gradually weaken. Southerly gales over central
Waters will weaken overnight, but will persist over Explorer until
midday Thursday.

Another approaching frontal system will track toward the offshore
waters Thursday afternoon. Ahead of the front, southerly gales will
develop over Bowie Thursday evening then spread to central and
northern waters Thursday overnight.

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