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Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 September 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 early Tuesday morning then increasing to southwest 30 to 40 late Tuesday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 September 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 7 metres subsiding to 5 late overnight and to 3 to 4 early Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 September 2021
Wednesday Wind southerly 30 knots increasing to southwest 45 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.

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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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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 September 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 9:30 PM PDT 27 September 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 992 mb located over southern Hecate
Strait.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 996 mb located near
Prince Rupert.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located over western Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:03 PM PDT 27 September 2021 A 992 MB low over Southern Hecate will move inland across Prince
Rupert this evening as it weakens.

Southerly gales over northern and central waters and west of
Vancouver Island will shift to widespread northwesterly gales to the
west of the low. Winds will diminish overnight as a ridge of high
pressure builds in from the west.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southerly over the central
and northern waters on Tuesday afternoon as the next front
approaches.

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