Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 January 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 30 to 40 knots veering to southerly 30 to 40 early this evening then diminishing to southerly 20 to 30 late this evening. Wind diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 late overnight then becoming southeast 10 to 20 Thursday evening.



Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 January 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Issued 4:00 PM PST 18 January 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 18 January 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 969 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located over the Alaska

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located near Cape Scott.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight weakening trough located over the Central

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday approaching ridge located over the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PST 18 January 2017 A low pressure centre over Northern Bowie will depart northward this
evening. Gale force southerlies over the outer northern waters will
ease to strong westerlies this evening.

A trough of low pressure just north of Cape Scott will maintain gale
force southerly winds across the northern parts of Vancouver Island.
The trough will move into the Central Coast early this evening
bringing brief easterly gales followed quickly by southerly gales.
These winds will ease to strong winds later tonight as the trough

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