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Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 05 December 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to easterly 15 to 25 after midnight then increasing to northeast 25 to 35 Friday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 December 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 December 2019
Saturday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots backing to northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 05 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 5 December 2019 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located southwest of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PST 5 December 2019 A low pressure system will remain quasi stationary west of Explorer
tonight. A trough extending from the low will set up along a line
stretching from Explorer to the central waters on Friday.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop over Southern
Explorer and waters west of Vancouver Island on Friday.

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