Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 24 February 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 30 to 40 knots increasing to northwest 40 to 50 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 30 to 40 near noon Sunday.



Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 this evening and to 7 to 9 early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2018
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 35 to 45 knots increasing to northwest 45 to 55.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 24 February 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9:30 PM PST 24 February 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday building ridge located west of the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PST 24 February 2018 A cold front located over the Vancouver Island will reach the
Lower Mainland Sunday morning. In the wake of the front, gale to
storm force westerly winds over the northern and central waters will
spread to the southern waters on Sunday. The gale to storm force
northwesterly winds will persist over most waters through late

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