Explorer - southeastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 near noon then diminishing to south 15 to 25 Tuesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 near noon Tuesday.

Periods of rain beginning after midnight.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2018
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 30 to 40.
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over eastern Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM PDT 22 October 2018 A front over Bowie will gradually weaken late this afternoon.
Another front will track eastward across the offshore waters tonight
to lie over Haida Gwaii Tuesday morning.

Ahead of the fronts, gale to storm force southerly winds will
continue over most northern and central waters through Tuesday.

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