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Explorer - northwestern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 this afternoon then becoming north 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind north 20 to 30 Saturday.

Periods of rain ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2019
Sunday Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2019

'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 10:30 AM PST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located 600 miles west of California.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough from low located from the offshore
waters to Explorer then to the Central Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM PST 6 December 2019 A low pressure system will remain quasi stationary west of Explorer
today with trough extending from the low to Explorer and the Central
Coast. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop over
Southern Explorer and waters west of Vancouver Island this morning
then weaken to moderate to strong in the evening.

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