Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 December 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots except northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 near the mainland inlets today and northeasterly outflow 40 to 45 near the mainland inlets tonight and Tuesday.

A few showers ending early this evening.

A risk of freezing spray near the mainland inlets Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 December 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 near midnight and to 1 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 December 2016
Wednesday Wind northeasterly outflow 35 to 45 knots becoming southeast 40 to 50 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southeast 30 to 40.
Friday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 December 2016

'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 AM PST 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low 1014 mb located southwest of
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PST 5 December 2016 A low pressure system west of Haida Gwaii is slowly moving southward.
Gale force northerly or northwesterly winds will continue over the
offshore waters today and tonight. The winds will ease overnight as
the low moves to Washington coast and weakens.

A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior in
combination with a low pressure system over the BC waters will
produce gale force outflow winds through the mainland inlets. Cold
temperatures from the strong Arctic outflow winds will give a risk of
moderate freezing spray through the mainland inlets overnight
And Tuesday.

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