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Explorer - southeastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 December 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 20 late overnight and to northeasterly 20 to 30 early Saturday morning. Wind backing to northwest 20 to 30 early Saturday afternoon.

Rain tonight and Saturday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 December 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late overnight then building to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 December 2021
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots in the morning and to southeast 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northerly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northerly 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwesterly 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 3 December 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening ridge located from Explorer to
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday low located southwest of Explorer.
By 1:00 p.m. PST Saturday departing low located over the Washington

At 1:00 a.m. PST Saturday trough located over northern Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Saturday dissipating trough located west of
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM PST 3 December 2021 Westerly flow south of a weak Gulf of Alaska low will continue to
give occasional gale force westerlies across Northern Bowie and Dixon
Entrance West - west of Langara tonight. Winds will subside to west
strong near midnight.

A weak disturbance will cross Bowie, from the northwest to southeast
tonight into Saturday morning. Strong to gale force northwesterly
winds will accompany this disturbance.

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