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Explorer - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 May 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers Wednesday afternoon and evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 May 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 May 2024
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 May 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located from Explorer
to the North Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching trough located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM PDT 21 May 2024 A trough tracking southwards across Vancouver Island combined with a
building ridge offshore will continue to give strong to gale force
northwesterlies over offshore and central coastal waters, West
Vancouver Island, Georgia Strait and Juan de Fuca Strait. Winds
Will gradually ease overnight through Wednesday morning.

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