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Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 March 2024

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots except northwest 20 over western sections. Wind increasing to northwest 25 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 Sunday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and tonight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 March 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 March 2024
Monday Wind northerly 15 knots increasing to northerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay – 46304 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 2 March 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over southern Explorer.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Sunday low located off the West Entrance of Juan
de Fuca Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PST 2 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad low pressure
system offshore will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel and Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
tonight and Sunday.

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