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Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 09 August 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 this evening. Wind northwest 15 Monday.

Rain ending early this morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 09 August 2020
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening then subsiding to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 09 August 2020
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwesterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 8 August 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located over western Bowie.
By 3:00 p.m. PDT Sunday departing cold front located over the
North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 9 August 2020 A deep low pressure system will move into the Gulf of Alaska this

The cold front associated with this system is giving gale force
southwesterly winds to Northern Bowie and gale force southerly
Winds over west coast Haida Gwaii, Dixon Entrance and Hecate

The winds will diminish this afternoon as the front moves out of
The region except Bowie where gale force winds will ease to strong
westerlies this evening.

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