Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light this evening then increasing to south 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southerly 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Chance of showers changing to rain Thursday afternoon. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2017
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Gale warning in effect

Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 16 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 16 August 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Vancouver Island.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM PDT 16 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over Northern Vancouver Island.
On Thursday, a frontal system will reach Bowie in the morning and
will move through the North Coast during the day, reaching the
Central Coast in the evening.

Light to moderate variable winds will prevail for most of the South
Coast tonight and Thursday. Moderate to strong westerlies through
Juan de Fuca Strait will reach gale force tonight.

Over the North Coast, gale force southeast winds will develop ahead
of the next frontal system and Thursday and will shift to strong
West or southwesterly in its wake.

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