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Explorer - southeastern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 late this morning then diminishing to west 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 25 late overnight then backing to south 20 to 30 Sunday morning.

Showers changing to rain this afternoon then to showers near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 6 over western sections overnight. Seas building to 5 to 7 Sunday morning except 8 over western sections. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots backing to northeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 05:52 AM PST 06 March 2021

'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 4:00 AM PST 6 March 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 a.m. PST today dissipating trough located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:13 AM PST 6 March 2021 A front currently over the offshore waters will reach Haida Gwaii
late this afternoon.

Southeast gales have developed over the offshore waters. The winds
will then spread across most marine waters this afternoon as the
front approaches.

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