Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 August 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday morning. Wind veering to southwest 15 to 25 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 August 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this afternoon and to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 August 2015
Sunday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35 in the afternoon then diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southerly 15 to 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 PDT 28 August 2015

'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 PDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday dissipating frontal system located on
a line north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 28 August 2015 A frontal system over Langara will sweep southeastward into central
waters this afternoon. The front will dissipate along the northern
and central coasts Saturday morning as the front moves inland. Expect
strong to gale force southerly winds across northern and central
waters and near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island North
ahead of the frontal system.

On Saturday, a trough will swing through offshore waters towards the
mainland coast. While only moderate winds may precede the trough,
strong northwest winds will follow behind it.

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