Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 November 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind west 5 to 15 Sunday.

Rain changing to chance of showers Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 November 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this morning then subsiding to 3 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 Sunday morning then building to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 November 2017
Monday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 20 to 30.

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Storm warning in effect

Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 November 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:30 AM PST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape St. James.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 1001 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 997 mb located near Cape St. James.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PST 18 November 2017 A 1001 millibar low developing west of Explorer will move
northeastward to lie near cape St. James late this afternoon and
The mainland North Coast this evening. An associated frontal system
on a northeast to southwest line through Northern Queen Charlotte
Sound will move slowly southwards to lie through Northern Vancouver
Island by early Sunday morning then cross the South Coast on Sunday.

Gale force southerly winds will prevail ahead of the front. Winds
will rise to storm force southeasterly this afternoon near Northern
Vancouver Island and over the central waters as the low approaches.
Winds will ease to moderate to strong westerlies behind the low and
the front.

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