Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 15 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots except northeast 25 near the mainland inlets Saturday morning and afternoon. Wind becoming northeast 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon then increasing to northeast 30 to 40 Saturday evening.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 February 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres except 3 over southern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 February 2019
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Issued 9:30 PM PST 15 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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 15 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday quasi-stationary trough located on a
line northwest-southeast over Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PST 15 February 2019 A trough of low pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound will move to lie
over Vancouver Island tonight and remain nearly stationary on
Saturday. West of the trough, strong to gale force northerly winds
over the offshore waters will spread to the west coast of Haida Gwaii
and Vancouver Island Saturday morning.

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