Explorer - southeastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 December 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southerly 25 to 35 late this evening and to southwest 15 to 25 early Sunday morning.



Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 December 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 5 metres building to 7 to 10 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 December 2018
Monday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the afternoon then becoming southwest 35 to 45 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southerly 15.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 December 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over the offshore
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening frontal system located from
the Alaska panhandle to Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday low located northwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PST 15 December 2018 An intense frontal system over the offshore waters will gradually
move toward the mainland coast today and tonight. The system will
cross inland Sunday. Widespread gale to storm force southeast winds
over the offshore waters will spread to the rest of the
Marine waters and continue tonight. Hurricane force winds
Will develop for parts of the northern and central waters later today
and persist tonight. These gale to storm force winds will continue
over southern waters Sunday morning.

A low pressure centre west of Bowie will slowly drift
Northeastward on Sunday. The low will generate strong to gale force
southerlies for northern and central waters.

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