Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 October 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots veering to northwest 20 to 30 after midnight then diminishing to west 15 late Tuesday morning. Wind backing to south 20 early Tuesday evening then increasing to southeast 40 late Tuesday evening.

Rain at times heavy ending late Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southeast 40 in the morning and to south 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 30 knots veering to west 30.
Friday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 16 October 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 9:30 PM PDT 16 October 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PDT 16 October 2017 A cold front over Northern Vancouver Island will move across the
South Coast tonight and early Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
southerly winds over the southern waters will shift to strong to
Gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the front.

Another frontal system will approach the northern and central waters
late Tuesday. Winds will rise quickly to gale to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the system Tuesday night.

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