Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 11 December 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 early this evening then becoming southwest 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind increasing to southerly 35 to 45 Wednesday morning and to southerly 45 to 55 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 Wednesday evening.

Rain. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 11 December 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 4 late this morning then building to 5 near midnight. Seas building to 6 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 11 December 2018
Thursday Wind west 20 knots backing to south 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 25.
Saturday Wind south 30 knots increasing to southeast 50.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Issued 10:30 AM PST 11 December 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:30 AM PST 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.

At 1:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over Pacific Ocean.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening ridge located over the
offshore waters.

At 7:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located over Bowie.
By 7:00 p.m. PST Wednesday departing frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday low 972 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday quasi-stationary low 970 mb located
north of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:34 AM PST 11 December 2018 A vigorous frontal system currently over the inner South Coast will
depart inland to the east near midday. Gale force southerly winds
will continue until the front passes.

A weak ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will
Result in widespread gale force westerly winds across most marine
regions this afternoon.

The next frontal wave moves over the offshore waters on Wednesday
morning and will track east through the South Coast by evening.

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