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Explorer - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 45 to 55 knots diminishing to east 35 to 45 late this afternoon then backing to northeast 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind becoming north 25 overnight then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 Monday morning. Wind becoming west 25 Monday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers this evening and ending near midnight. Showers Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 to 8 metres except 10 over southeastern sections today and tonight. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2021
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning then veering to west 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 15.
Thursday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 25.

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Storm warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 24 October 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over southwestern
Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Vancouver
Island.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT today low 947 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 958 mb located over southwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 AM PDT 24 October 2021 A strong front associated with an exceptionally deep low pressure
system is producing gale to storm force easterly winds over the
southern offshore waters. Winds will rise to storm to local hurricane
force southeasterly this morning. Through the inner South Coast winds
will rise to gale force southeasterly this morning.

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