Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 early this morning then diminishing to northeast 15 late this morning. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then becoming southeast 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.
A few showers and chance of flurries ending early this morning. A few showers and chance of flurries beginning Saturday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine IslandIssued 07:10 AM PST 24 February 2017
'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 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today building high located west of Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1017 mb located west of Tofino.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1015 mb located south of Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 AM PST 24 February 2017 An area of high pressure will remain west of the offshore waters. An
low pressure center forming near Tofino will drift southwards through
today. A trough of low pressure will sweep down the North Coast late
Strong to gale force northeasterlies will continue this morning,
northwest of the Tofino low. Northern waters will see an increase to
strong to gale force northerly winds on Saturday morning. These winds
will spread southwards Saturday afternoon, keeping west of Vancouver
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