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Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 November 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 this afternoon then backing to south 20 to 25 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 overnight and to southeast 35 to 40 Wednesday morning.

Showers ending this morning. Rain Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight then building to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 November 2019
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind south 35 to 40 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 November 2019

'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 AM PST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located over
the South Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening low 992 mb located northwest
of Bowie.

At noon PST today building ridge located over the South Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 AM PST 12 November 2019 A Pacific frontal system approaching the offshore waters on Wednesday
will bring southeast gales to Bowie and Northwest Explorer Wednesday
morning then to central and northern waters in the afternoon.

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