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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 February 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots early this morning then diminishing to light this evening. Wind becoming southwesterly inflow 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending this morning.

High today plus 2. Low tonight minus 3. High Saturday plus 4.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 February 2020
Sunday Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwesterly inflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 25.
Tuesday Wind southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 knots.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located over northern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PST 28 February 2020 A low pressure system over Northern Explorer this morning will track
northeastward to the Central Coast inland by this afternoon then
gradually weaken tonight. Gale force southerly winds will develop
over southern and central waters ahead of the low. Winds will become
gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the system.

A ridge of high pressure will build west of the offshore waters
Saturday morning then shift eastward to lie over Bowie by
Saturday afternoon. The ridge will produce strong to gale force
northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island Saturday

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