Issued 07:46 PM PST 09 December 2016
Tonight and Saturday
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 20 to 25 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.
A few showers.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 9 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 992 mb located over northwestern
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday weakening low 1000 mb located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 PM PST 9 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the British
Columbia Interior tonight through Saturday. Gale force outflow
Winds are expected through mainland inlets through Saturday. Cold
temperatures from the Arctic outflow winds will give a risk of
moderate freezing spray near Northern Mainland inlets.
A low over Northern Explorer will move to lie off northern
Vancouver Island by Saturday morning then weaken. Gale force
southeasterly winds are expected ahead of the low while gale force
westerlies south of the low will continue through Saturday.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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