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Explorer - southeastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:21 AM PDT 23 April 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 10 to 20 this morning then veering to westerly 20 this afternoon. Wind becoming west 10 to 20 this evening. Wind southwest 5 to 15 Wednesday.

Showers beginning this morning changing to rain Wednesday evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 April 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming west 20 to 30.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located from Haida Gwaii to
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located from the
Central Coast to Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:33 AM PDT 23 April 2024 A cold front over Haida Gwaii will move onto the mainland coast this
morning. Ahead of the front, southerly gales over northern coastal
waters will ease this morning.

The associated low centre will drift across Bowie today. Westerly
gales will develop over Southern Bowie early this morning and then
ease late this afternoon.

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