Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 23 January 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 late Wednesday morning and to variable 5 to 15 Wednesday evening.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 50 knots diminishing to west 30.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 23 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 984 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening low 986 mb located over
northwestern Bowie.

At 10:00 a.m. PST Wednesday deepening low located off Oregon Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching low located off Washington
State.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 PM PST 23 January 2018 A 984 MB low over Southern Bowie will gradually weaken tonight as it
rotates northwestward. Over northern waters gale force southeasterly
winds will ease to strong to gale force southerlies overnight. Over
central and southern waters strong to gale force southeast winds
Will ease to moderate to strong tonight as the low moves northward.

Another low is forecast to approach Southern Vancouver Island from
the southwest Wednesday afternoon. There remains uncertainty
regarding the track and depth of this low however there is potential
for southeast gales over southern waters Wednesday evening.

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