Explorer - northwestern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 March 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northerly 10 to 20 this afternoon then backing to west 15 to 20 near noon Saturday.
Chance of showers. Risk of thunderstorms today.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 23 March 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 998 mb located over Explorer.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Saturday departing low 1008 mb located off
At 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching trough located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 AM PDT 23 March 2018 An area of low pressure at the surface and aloft will lie over
Explorer today and will be drifting slowly southeastward to lie off
the Oregon coast by Saturday afternoon. The upper low is bringing
very unstable air over the South Coast and will produce isolated
thunderstorms over a good part of the southern waters today. A
waterspout watch is also in effect for the inner South Coast, valid
from this morning through this afternoon. Winds will remain mostly
light to moderate but we have strong to gale force southeasterlies
this morning over the inner South Coast.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
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- Hecate Strait
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- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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