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Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 July 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots tonight and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 July 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 July 2021
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 July 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located off Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PDT 28 July 2021 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island and strong day-time
heating over the BC Interior is driving strong to gale force inflow
winds through Juan de Fuca and strong to gale force northwesterly
winds through Johnstone Strait this evening.

Winds are forecast to ease after midnight but strong to gale force
winds are expected to return Thursday evening.

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