Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 August 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 this morning then diminishing to light this evening. Wind increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 after midnight then becoming southwesterly inflow 10 to 15 near noon Saturday.
Chance of showers changing to rain this afternoon.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday dissipating frontal system located on
a line north-south over Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 AM PDT 28 August 2015 A frontal system will sweep southeastward into northern waters this
morning and into central waters this afternoon. The front will
dissipate along the northern and central coasts Saturday morning as
the front moves inland. Expect strong to gale force southerly winds
across northern and central waters and near the headlands of West
Coast Vancouver Island North ahead of the frontal system.
On Saturday, a trough will swing through offshore waters towards the
mainland coast. While only moderate winds may precede the
Trough, strong northwest winds will follow behind it.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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