Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 20 to 25 knots except northeast 20 to 30 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming north 20 to 30 early this morning except north 35 near the mainland inlets. Wind diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 near midnight except northeast 25 near the mainland inlets. Wind diminishing to light near noon Tuesday.
Fog banks dissipating early this morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine IslandIssued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2015
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern BC
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 AM PST 2 March 2015 A strong ridge of high pressure just off Bowie will move very slowly
eastward as it builds. This ridge will result in a marginal gale
force northerly flow across the marine regions. A weak inverted
trough near Tofino serves to protect West Coast Vancouver Island
South from the northerly flow.
A second ridge building in the British Columbia Interior will push
marginal gale force outflow winds out of the mainland inlets and
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