Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 March 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 late this afternoon then backing to southerly 15 to 25 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Sunday afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine IslandIssued 10:30 AM PDT 28 March 2020
'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 10:30 AM PDT 28 March 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located over Hecate Strait
By midnight PDT tonight cold front located over Tofino extending
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located over Haida Gwaii
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday intensifying trough from low located on
a line north-south over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Sunday trough from low located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:28 AM PDT 28 March 2020 A cold front over Hecate Strait extending southwestward will move
southward and cross the South Coast tonight. Meanwhile a ridge of
high pressure will build over the Pacific Ocean and move onto the
offshore waters this evening. Strong southwesterly winds ahead of the
cold front will shift to strong to locally gale force northwest winds
in its wake.
Sunday morning sees a low establish itself over Northern Bowie with a
trough extending southward. While the low remains stationary the
trough rotates toward the mainland coast while intensifying, giving
southerly gales to the waters east of the trough Sunday afternoon and
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