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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 near noon except light near the coast south of Barkley Sound. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 near noon Wednesday and to light Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain this afternoon tonight and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 early this morning then building to 1 to 2 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2022
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 24 May 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today deepening low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over northwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 AM PDT 24 May 2022 A low pressure system will approach Explorer today. Ahead of the
system, marginal gale force southeasterly winds are expected for
Explorer on this afternoon, and West Vancouver Island - north
/ Queen Charlotte Sound tonight.

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