Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind northwest 15 to 25 Saturday.

Periods of rain changing to chance of showers Saturday morning and afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 September 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 4:00 PM PDT 21 September 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1005 mb located over southern Explorer.
By 3:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening low located near Tofino.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday approaching ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 21 September 2018 A low pressure centre continues to slowly track across Southern
Explorer and will weaken tonight as it nears Tofino. Strong to gale
force winds in vicinity of the low will continue into early this
evening.

A ridge of high pressure will advance on offshore waters following
the low. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are forecast over
outer-coastal waters tonight.

Winds will ease somewhat Saturday morning as the advancing ridge
settles over coast waters.

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