Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 February 2019
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 25 to 35 knots except north 15 to 25 over northern sections overnight. Wind becoming north 25 early Sunday morning except variable 10 over northwestern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday afternoon except southwest 15 over northwestern sections.
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Warnings (In effect)
BowieIssued 4:00 PM PST 16 February 2019
'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 PM PST 16 February 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over northeastern BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday building ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:01 PM PST 16 February 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Central Coast will remain nearly
stationary tonight. West of the trough, strong to gale force
northerly winds prevail over northern and central waters and off the
the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Outflow through the mainland inlets will increase to marginal
Gale force winds tonight.
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- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- 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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