Explorer - southeastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 April 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 near midnight then becoming south 25 to 35 near noon Friday. Wind veering to west 25 to 35 Friday evening.

A few showers today and this evening. Rain Friday.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 April 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 4 Friday afternoon. Seas building to 6 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 April 2018
Saturday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 30 to 40.
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 April 2018

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
southern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over eastern Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line north-south
over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 19 April 2018 A frontal system currently over Eastern Bowie will slowly move
eastwards today and tonight and will lie over Hecate Strait
By Friday afternoon.

Strong to gale force southerlies will continue over northern and
central waters ahead of the front.

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