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Explorer - northwestern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 June 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 early this morning then becoming southwest 25 this evening. Wind veering to northwest 10 to 20 after midnight then backing to southwest 10 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning this morning changing to showers this evening and ending Tuesday morning. Showers Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 June 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 June 2020
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 June 2020

'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 AM PDT 1 June 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Washington State.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 1 June 2020 A ridge of high pressure over Vancouver Island will give way to an
approaching frontal system today. The front will move into the
offshore waters this morning and reach Northern Vancouver Island
Tuesday morning.

Gale force south or southeasterlies ahead of the front will shift to
moderate to strong westerlies in its wake.

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