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Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 September 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 late Saturday morning.

Showers ending Saturday morning. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 September 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 September 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20.

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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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 September 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 987 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 987 mb located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building frontal system located over
southern Explorer.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the southern Strait of Georgia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 17 September 2021 A strong Pacific front is currently over the South Coast. Gale force
southeasterly winds will continue tonight as the front sweeps across
the region.

Winds are forecast to ease to moderate to strong westerly in the wake
of the front. Westerly gales will develop late in the day today
across Explorer and west coast Vancouver Island.

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