Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to north 5 to 15 this evening then becoming light late overnight. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 Tuesday morning then veering to west 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon.

A few showers beginning early Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres building to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots backing to southerly 15 to 25 in the morning then increasing to southerly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough from low located from the Washington
Coast to the North Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located from the West Entrance of
Juan de Fuca Strait to the Central Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PST 27 February 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain west of the offshore waters.
A trough of low pressure along the BC coast will weaken
Tonight. Another trough will develop from the Gulf of Alaska to Haida
Gwaii overnight. The trough will move into the BC Interior Tuesday
afternoon.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over the offshore waters
will spread to the northern and central waters and to the west coast
of Vancouver Island today.

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