Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 April 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northerly 20 to 30 knots becoming northerly 20 Wednesday evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 April 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 April 2018
Thursday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 April 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:35 PM PDT 24 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior in combination with a
trough over Vancouver Island will produce marginal gale force
Outflow winds through Howe Sound tonight into Wednesday morning.

A ridge of high pressure over the northern offshore waters remains
stationary. The trough stretching from Hecate Strait to Vancouver
Island will intensify tonight. These systems will combine to produce
marginal gale force northerly winds tonight and Wednesday morning
over Southern Explorer, west coast Vancouver Island and Queen
Charlotte Sound.

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