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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 21 January 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 early Monday morning then backing to southeast 15 to 25 Monday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 metres subsiding to 4 late overnight and to 3 late Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 in the afternoon and to south 5 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 21 January 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located over the Outer Coast.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Monday departing trough located over the Coast
Mountains.

At 10:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching low 992 mb located 100 miles
southwest of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PST 21 January 2018 A trough of low pressure along the outer coast this evening will move
through the coast overnight. Moderate to strong southerlies ahead of
the trough will veer to strong southwest in its wake with some gale
force winds expected, mainly over the offshore waters and the western
half of Dixon Entrance.

A developing low pressure system will reach Explorer late Monday
night, bringing gale to storm force southeast winds over most waters
by Tuesday morning.

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