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Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 September 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35 near noon then becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday.

Showers beginning near noon.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 September 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late this afternoon and to 3 to 5 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 September 2019
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots increasing to north 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 September 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 4:00 AM PDT 16 September 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating low 1007 mb located south
of Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located over northern
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM PDT 16 September 2019 A frontal system off Bowie early this morning will intensify as it
moves eastward during the day today. It will approach Haida Gwaii
this afternoon and North Vancouver Island tonight. Southerly winds
ahead of the front will rise to strong to gale force over northern
and central waters as the front approaches. Southerly winds will rise
to gale to storm force tonight in Hecate Strait.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southeasterly over southern
waters on Tuesday.

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