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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots except light south of the Brooks Peninsula today tonight and Thursday.

Showers ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2021
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 in the morning and to southeast 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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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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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 27 January 2021 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 low located over southern Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located off the Washington Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today intensifying trough located from the Alaska
panhandle to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PST 27 January 2021 A low pressure system over Southern Explorer will continue to weaken
today before exiting the region this afternoon. Gale force easterlies
over Explorer will ease this morning.

A trough of low pressure will develop from the Alaskan Panhandle to
Explorer today. Northerly gales will develop over Bowie early this
morning and ease in the afternoon.

Additionally, a ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC
Interior. Strong to gale force outflow winds will prevail through the
coastal mainland inlets through Thursday morning.

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