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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25 early Thursday morning except southwest 30 over southern sections.

Showers overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2021
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to north 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind south 10 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 24 February 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 979 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday low 988 mb located over the southern
Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By midnight PST tonight departing frontal system located over the
Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:05 PM PST 24 February 2021 A deep area of low pressure over the Gulf of Alaska will reach the
Southern Alaskan Panhandle by early Thursday morning, then move
inland. A frontal system associated with this strong low, is crossing
northern and central waters this evening.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will continue ahead of this
strong system and rapidly switch to gale to storm force westerlies in
its wake.

Once the strong and persistent west to northwesterly flow is
established, significant wave heights of 10 to 14 metres are expected
to develop over northern offshore waters tonight, then spread towards
Haida Gwaii by Thursday morning. Waves will ease somewhat through the
day on Thursday.

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