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Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots after midnight and to southeast 20 to 30 early Tuesday morning. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 late Tuesday morning then becoming southwest 20 to 30 Tuesday evening.

Rain overnight and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2022
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots veering to northwest 20 to 30 in the morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots backing to west 10 to 20.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 May 2022

'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 4:00 PM PDT 23 May 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Langara.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Langara.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday deepening low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low located over northwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 23 May 2022 A low pressure system will approach Explorer on Tuesday. Ahead of the
system, marginal gale force southeasterly winds are expected for
Explorer on Tuesday afternoon, and West Vancouver Island - north
/ Queen Charlotte Sound Tuesday night.

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