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Explorer - southeastern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 early this evening and to northwest 15 to 25 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to light Monday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind northerly 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 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 10:30 AM PST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located off Tofino.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight weakening low located over Juan de
Fuca Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located west of the offshore
waters.
By 1:00 p.m. PST Monday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PST 24 January 2021 A low pressure centre off Southwestern Vancouver island will move
southeastward to lie over Central Juan de Fuca Strait by early this
evening. A ridge of high pressure offshore will weaken on Monday
morning.

Moderate southeast winds over the South Coast inner waters and
Waters near the coast of Southwest Vancouver island will diminish
this afternoon. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will prevail
over most waters through this evening. The northwest winds will
gradually ease overnight and Monday morning to eventually become
light to moderate by Monday afternoon.

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