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Explorer - northwestern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots except light over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 near noon then becoming northwest 20 to 30 Saturday evening.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming westerly 20 to 30.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line east-west over
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located south of Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PST 23 February 2024 On Saturday morning, a weak trough will quickly swing through the
northern waters then move inland by midday. Behind the trough,
westerly gales will develop. These winds will further intensify on
Saturday night and spread to central waters.

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