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Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 August 2022

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 20 to 30 knots becoming north 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind north 25 to 35 Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 August 2022
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 August 2022
Tuesday Wind north 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 20 to 30 knots becoming variable 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 07 August 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 7 August 2022 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 PM PDT 7 August 2022 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, strong to gale force northwesterly
winds off West Vancouver Island are expected this afternoon through
Monday. Strong to gale force northwest winds will develop through
Johnstone Strait this evening.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force northerly over the
southeastern half of Explorer overnight. Winds will also rise to
strong to gale force northwesterly over the southern half of Hecate
Strait Monday evening.

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