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Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 May 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 near midnight then backing to west 10 to 20 near noon Tuesday.

Showers Tuesday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 May 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 May 2023
Wednesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning then increasing to southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 29 May 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from Explorer
to Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:33 PM PDT 29 May 2023 A stationary ridge from Explorer to Hecate Strait will produce
northwesterly gale force winds through Juan de Fuca Strait late this
afternoon and evening. These winds will diminish by morning, then
redevelop Tuesday afternoon.

Gale force northwesterly winds along West Vancouver Island this
afternoon will diminish tonight.

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