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Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 12 December 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 Friday morning then becoming southeast 15 Friday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 12 December 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 5 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 12 December 2019
Saturday Wind south 15 to 25 knots becoming east 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots.
Monday Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 12 December 2019 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located northwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday departing low located northwest of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday building ridge located over southern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PST 12 December 2019 A low pressure system northwest of Bowie will give moderate to
Strong southwesterlies over most waters today. Winds are near gale
force over Northern Bowie this afternoon. Tonight, winds will ease
As the low moves off.

On Friday, a ridge of high pressure will build over southern
Explorer causing winds to diminish further.

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