Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 17 December 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots backing to west 10 to 20 early Monday morning.

Chance of showers changing to rain near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 December 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 in the morning and to north 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind north 35 to 45 knots diminishing to north 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind north 20 to 30 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 17 December 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over southern
Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located south of Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 998 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday weakening low 1014 mb located over
northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM PST 17 December 2017 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Alaska will gradually move
southward tonight while weakening. Strong to gale force westerlies
will prevail over Bowie late this evening. The winds will become
moderate to strong westerlies overnight as the system weakens.

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