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Explorer - northwestern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 July 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots except south 25 over western sections. Wind becoming southerly 15 to 25 this afternoon except south 30 over western sections tonight. Wind becoming southerly 10 to 20 Wednesday morning except northeast 10 to 20 over northwestern sections Wednesday late in the day.

Scattered showers. Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over western sections today and Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly 10 to 20.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 July 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over southeastern Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over northern
Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday cold front from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:04 AM PDT 16 July 2024 A low pressure system offshore will move into Bowie tonight. Strong
to gale force southeasterly winds will develop ahead of the low,
while strong to gale force northwesterly winds are expected in its
wake during the overnight to early Wednesday morning period.

Late Wednesday afternoon, strong to gale force westerly winds will
develop through Juan de Fuca Strait ahead of the ridge moving into
Southeastern Explorer.

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