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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind becoming southerly inflow 15 to 25 near noon Friday.

Showers ending near midnight. Rain Friday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2020
Saturday Wind southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly inflow 10 to 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15.
Monday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 27 February 2020 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located over the
Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low located over northern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low located west of Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 PM PST 27 February 2020 A departing frontal system over the Alaska Panhandle will give gale
to storm force southwesterlies to northern waters this evening.

A new low will approach Explorer on Friday morning. The low will
track westward towards Vancouver Island during the day on Friday.
Ahead of the low expect strong to gale force southerlies. In the wake
of the low gale force northwesterlies will occur.

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