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Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late this evening then becoming southeast 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 late Saturday morning.

Rain overnight and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2021
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon then backing to southerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwesterly 30 to 40.
Tuesday Wind southwesterly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northerly 20 to 30.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 7:38 PM PST 15 January 2021

'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 PST 15 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located from the South Coast to the
North Coast.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Saturday ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PST 15 January 2021 Another Pacific front will move into the offshore waters tonight.

Over northern waters, gale to storm force southwest winds will
develop this evening and Saturday morning with the approach of the
next frontal system.

Over central waters, gale to storm force southeast winds will develop
on Saturday morning.

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