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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 07 March 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots this afternoon then diminishing to southerly inflow 5 to 15 this evening. Wind becoming northerly outflow 15 near midnight then increasing to northerly outflow 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 15 Monday morning and to light near noon Monday. Wind becoming northerly outflow 15 Monday evening.

Showers ending overnight.

Temperatures plus 2 rising to plus 7 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 March 2021
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 988 mb located southwest of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Monday low 1000 mb located west of Explorer.

At midnight PST tonight trough located over southern Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PST Monday trough located over southern Queen
Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 7 March 2021 A 988 MB low just southwest of Bowie will slowly track south,
remaining far offshore. By Monday morning, the low will lie
Southwest of Explorer. A trough rotating around the low will move
northward to lie west of Vancouver Island overnight. The trough will
weaken as it moves into Queen Charlotte Sound on Monday.

Gale force east or southeasterly winds over the offshore waters will
ease tonight as the low drifts away.

Strong southwest winds west of Vancouver Island will back to
southeast this evening and rise to gale force early Monday morning as
the trough approaches.

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