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Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 November 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 20 to 30 this afternoon then backing to northwest 20 to 30 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 30 to 40 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 Tuesday evening.

Rain ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 November 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 3 to 5 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 November 2019
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots becoming southwest 15 to 25.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 November 2019

'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 4:00 PM PST 18 November 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over southern Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight departing low located near Seattle.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary trough located from
the North Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday building ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM PST 18 November 2019 A low pressure system over Southern Explorer will move across
Northwestern Washington state this evening and into the BC
Interior overnight. In the wake of the low, strong to gale
Force northwest winds will develop over most central and southern
waters tonight and persist through Tuesday.

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