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Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 02 December 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northeast 30 to 40 near midnight and to northeast 15 to 25 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2022
Sunday Wind north 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 02 December 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 2 December 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located south of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PST 2 December 2022 A Pacific low south of Explorer will continue to move southward and
away from the region tonight. Over southern offshore waters, gale
force easterly winds will gradually ease during the day Saturday.

An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
creating gale force northeasterly outflow winds through the mainland
inlets except up to storm force over the Central Coast tonight.

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