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Explorer - northwestern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 April 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots backing to northwest 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind northwest 10 to 20 Saturday.

Scattered showers overnight and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 April 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 April 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 12 April 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening trough located over Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located from Haida Gwaii to
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 12 April 2024 A trough of low pressure will move cross Bowie this evening.
Southwest gales over Northern Bowie will shift to strong
Westerly in the wake of the trough this evening.

A ridge of high pressure will spread strong to gale force northerlies
to the west of Vancouver Island this evening. Winds will ease to
moderate to strong northerlies overnight.

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