Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots except northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming southeast 35 to 45 this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 late overnight and to variable 5 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.
Rain changing to a few showers early this afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine IslandIssued 10:30 AM PST 23 January 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 SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 986 mb located over northern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening low 992 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:23 AM PST 23 January 2018 An intense 986 MB low pressure system over Northern Explorer will
drift northward to lie over Northern Bowie by Wednesday morning.
The low will begin weakening tonight.
Over central and northern waters gale to storm force southeast winds
will shift to strong to gale force southerly to the south of the low.
Hurricane force southeasterlies near the headlands of West Vancouver
Island north will diminish to gales near noon. Elsewhere over
southern waters gale force southeast winds will ease to moderate to
strong southeast tonight.
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