Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 this morning and to southeast 15 to 25 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late this evening then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 overnight. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon.
Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine IslandIssued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2016
'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 PDT 21 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 990 mb located over northwestern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 992 mb located off the
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching low 998 mb located off
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 AM PDT 21 October 2016 A 990 millibar low pressure centre over Northwestern Bowie this
morning will move northward towards the Alaskan Panhandle today.
The low will bring strong to gale force southerlies over most
northern waters this morning. Southwest gales will veer to westerly
gales today over the northern offshore waters as the low moves by to
the north. Winds will ease to moderate to strong tonight.
Southeast gales will develop off the west coast of Vancouver Island
Saturday afternoon as a developing low approaches Explorer from the
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