Explorer - southeastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots veering to northwest 20 to 30 Friday evening.

Periods of rain ending Friday evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 3 to 4 early Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind north 25 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 20 September 2018 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today deepening low 1008 mb located over northern
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1006 mb located over
southwestern Queen Charlotte Sound.

By 5:00 p.m. PDT today cold front from low located over Explorer
to Tofino.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday low 1005 mb located over southeastern

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:35 PM PDT 20 September 2018 A low pressure system over Northern Explorer will move into
Southwestern Queen Charlotte Sound this evening where it will
Remain stationary until Friday afternoon.

The cold front extending southeastward from this system is causing
gale force southeasterly winds for Queen Charlotte Sound and the
West coast of Vancouver Island. Southeast gales will also develop
along the Central Coast and through Queen Charlotte and Johnstone
straits this evening then spread to the Northern Strait of Georgia

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