Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots veering to northwest 15 to 25 this evening then diminishing to west 5 to 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Rain changing to chance of showers tonight and Monday morning then to rain near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 in the morning and to north 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind north 35 to 45 knots diminishing to north 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Explorer.

At 9:30 a.m. PST today low 995 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low 1000 mb located over the
Gulf of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 17 December 2017 A low pressure system will develop over the Gulf of Alaska this
morning. The system will remain near the place during the day and
then weaken this evening. Marginal gale force westerlies will
Prevail over parts of northern waters. The winds will become
Moderate to strong westerlies tonight as the system weakens.

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