Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 March 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 knots except northwest 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwest 20 overnight then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Thursday morning except west 20 over northern sections.

A few showers.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 March 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 March 2018
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 21 March 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today deepening low 1006 mb located north of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday low 995 mb located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 21 March 2018 A low pressure centre just north of the Bowie region will move
southwards to lie over the Northern Explorer region by early
Thursday morning. Strong to locally gale force northwest winds will
prevail over western sections of the Bowie region until the low
Moves close to the Explorer region.

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