Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 March 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening and to southeast 40 to 50 late this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 early Tuesday morning and to south 15 to 25 late Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to south 5 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Rain ending Tuesday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 March 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 metres building to 4 to 6 early this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 March 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 March 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 11:03 AM PDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 11:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By noon PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:13 AM PDT 27 March 2017 An approaching frontal system will track across the offshore waters
tonight. Ahead of the system, gale force southerlies will develop
over the offshore waters this afternoon and spread to central and
northern waters by this evening.

Southerly storm force winds will develop from Southern Hecate Strait
to the headlands of Vancouver Island after midnight tonight.
Winds will ease to moderate westerlies in the wake of the front on
Tuesday.

In addition, as the frontal wave slides down the coast on Tuesday,
southeast gale force winds will develop over Northern Strait of
Georgia Tuesday morning.

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