Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind north 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late this morning then increasing to southwest 15 to 25 this evening. Wind veering to northwest 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind northwest 20 to 30 Friday.

Rain beginning this evening changing to showers Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon then building to 3 to 5 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to north 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PST 21 February 2019 A frontal system will move across Bowie today. Ahead of the front,
strong to gale force southerly winds will develop over the northern
waters this morning. These winds will spread to the central and
southern waters as the front moves down the BC coast tonight and
Friday.

Winds will become gale to storm force northwesterlies in the wake of
the system.

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