Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 19 November 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwesterly 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind northwesterly 10 to 20 Tuesday.

Periods of rain ending early Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 November 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 November 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30.
Friday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 19 November 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
southern BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight intensifying frontal system located on
a line northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday approaching low located south of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:43 PM PST 19 November 2018 A stalled front stretching from Hecate Strait to Southern Explorer
will reintensify tonight. On Tuesday, the front will weaken while
gradually re-orienting its stalled position and lie from the Central
Coast to Southern Explorer by Tuesday afternoon. Strong to gale
Force southeasterlies will be generated along the front.

The stalled low will reintensify tueday night as a low approaches
Vancouver Island from the south.

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