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Explorer - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to easterly 10 to 20 Thursday morning.

Showers ending Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this evening then building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2024
Friday Wind east 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 35.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located south of Explorer.
By 3:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary low located off the West
Entrance of Juan de Fuca Strait.

At 4:30 p.m. PST Thursday approaching frontal system located over
the Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday A ridge of high pressure over the British Columbia Interior will
continue to give light winds with weak outflow over central and
northern waters.
On Thursday evening, a frontal system over the Alaskan Panhandle
will gradually slide southwards bringing gale force southwesterlies
to Northern Bowie.

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