Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 22 February 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 early Friday morning.

Rain beginning early Friday morning changing to chance of showers Friday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 22 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 February 2018 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located from the Alaska
panhandle to Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday trough from low located from the Alaska
panhandle to Washington State.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 22 February 2018 A trough extending from a low over the Gulf of Alaska will extend
southwards along the Alaskan Panhandle tonight. The trough will
continue to extend southwards into Northern Vancouver Island by
Friday morning and Washington state in the afternoon. In its wake,
northwesterly gales will develop over northern waters tonight,
central waters by early Friday and southern waters by Friday night.

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