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Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to south 15 to 25 this evening. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 after midnight then becoming west 25 Friday afternoon.

Showers ending this morning. Periods of rain overnight and Friday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late this morning then building to 3 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2021
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind light.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 08:06 AM PST 28 January 2021

'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 4:00 AM PST 28 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located from the Alaska panhandle
to the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening trough located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:07 AM PST 28 January 2021 A ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior. Strong to
gale force outflow winds will prevail through the coastal mainland
inlets through this morning.

A frontal system will approach the offshore waters late this
afternoon. Ahead of the front, southerly gales will develop over
Bowie, and the northern and central waters beginning this evening.

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