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Explorer - northwestern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 17 January 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 late overnight and to south 25 to 35 near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 January 2021
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 25 to 35.

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 17 January 2021

'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 17 January 2021 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PST 17 January 2021 A frontal system will approach Bowie tonight and the North Coast on
Monday. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the
system over the northern waters.

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