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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Friday afternoon.

Showers ending Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 10 early this evening then subsiding to 5 to 7 late Friday morning. Seas subsiding to 5 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 in the morning then increasing to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 30 to 40 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 25 February 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 25 February 2021 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over eastern
Pacific Ocean.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PST 25 February 2021 A ridge of high pressure parked in the Eastern Pacific ocean will
maintain widespread storm to gale force northwest winds across most
BC marine waters tonight. One exception will be the Strait of Georgia
where northwest gales are expected to develop early Friday morning.

The northwest winds will ease from gale force to strong on Friday
across the northern and central waters. However, gale force northwest
winds will continue across southern waters through Friday.

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