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Explorer - northwestern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 October 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots becoming southwest 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 October 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight then building to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 October 2020
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 October 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 27 October 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape St. James.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line east-west over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line east-west
over Cape Scott.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line
east-west over Cape St. James.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:07 AM PDT 27 October 2020 A frontal system will hover over the Central Coast for the next three
days. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will prevail to the south
of the front, over the Central Coast, southern sections of Queen
Charlotte Sound, West Coast Vancouver Island North and Explorer
northwest.

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