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Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2023

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northerly 20 to 30 this morning. Wind northerly 20 to 30 tonight and Wednesday.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2023
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2023

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 28 March 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located south
of Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located off Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 AM PDT 28 March 2023 Northeast gales over Explorer will ease this morning as a frontal
system to the south departs the region.

A building ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will give
strong to gale force northerly outflow winds through the mainland
inlets from the Central Coast to Howe Sound today and tonight.

Northerly gales will develop over west coast Haida Gwaii early this
evening ahead of an offshore ridge of high pressure.

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