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Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2022

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 30 to 40 Sunday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2022
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to northerly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northerly 25 to 35 knots increasing to northerly 35 to 45.

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 26 November 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 9:30 PM PST 26 November 2022 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over southern
Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing frontal system located over
Washington State.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday trough located over Haida Gwaii extending
northwestward.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Sunday departing trough located over the South
Coast extending northwestward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PST 26 November 2022 A frontal system over Southern Vancouver Island continues to track
southward into Washington state tonight. Ahead of the front,
southwesterly gales prevail off the west coast of Vancouver Island
and Southern Strait of Georgia. Behind the front, northwest gales
over northern and central waters will spread along Vancouver Island
and into Juan de Fuca Strait as westerlies this evening.

A trough of low pressure over Haida Gwaii will track southward and
maintain the northwesterly gales over the offshore waters on Sunday.

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