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Explorer - northwestern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 February 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots tonight and Wednesday.

Rain changing to showers near midnight then to flurries or showers Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind westerly 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming variable 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 February 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located from Vancouver Island
to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday departing cold front located over the
South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PST 27 February 2024 In the wake of a front, strong to gale force westerlies west of Haida
Gwaii will ease overnight.

A cold front will track southwards across Vancouver Island on
Wednesday. Ahead of the front, southwest gales will develop over
Southern Explorer and west coast Vancouver Island - south tonight
And then shift to strong westerlies in its wake on Wednesday.

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