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Queen Charlotte Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light except northeasterly outflow 20 knots near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 near noon then becoming light this evening except northeasterly outflow 20 near the mainland inlets tonight and Friday morning. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2021
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located south of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low located west of Oregon Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PST 21 January 2021 A low south of Explorer is causing strong to gale force northeasterly
winds to the southern half of Explorer this morning.
Winds will ease to moderate to strong northeasterly this afternoon as
the low moves southeastward.

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