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Explorer - northwestern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots backing to south 35 to 45 near noon Sunday.

Rain today tonight and Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 October 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 4 early this evening. Seas building to 4 to 6 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 October 2020
Monday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 October 2020

'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 10:30 AM PDT 31 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying warm front located over
southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday warm front located north of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 31 October 2020 A frontal system will move onto Bowie this morning and reach
The North Coast this evening then stall. Winds will rise to gale to
storm force southerly over the central and northern waters as the
front approaches.

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