Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 early this evening then becoming southwest 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 early Sunday morning.

Showers ending Sunday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late this evening and to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon then diminishing to southwest 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 20.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 19 January 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 19 January 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 993 mb located off Prince Rupert.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight dissipating low 996 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 998 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday low 1005 mb located north of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PST 19 January 2019 A low currently over Dixon Entrance East has started to weaken as it
moves north. Behind the low, gale to storm force southwesterlies
Over the northern and central waters this afternoon will ease to
strong to gale force southwesterlies this evening as the low
dissipates over the Alaska Panhandle. Winds will ease to below gale
force over all waters tonight.

Seas near 8 metres over Explorer, Northwestern Vancouver island
And the central waters will subside this evening as the low

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