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Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 September 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwesterly 5 to 15 near noon Wednesday.

Showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2021
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots becoming southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.

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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 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay - 46304 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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 September 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located from
Cape Scott to Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing frontal system located
southwest of Tofino.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located from Explorer
to the North Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located from Explorer to the
Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 September 2021 A frontal system is over northern tip of North Vancouver Island this
afternoon. The front will significantly weaken this evening and
dissipate across the South Coast.

Gale force southeast winds will ease this evening.

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