Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 February 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots except northeast 30 near the mainland inlets today and 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.

Flurries ending early this evening.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 February 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres except 4 over southern sections. Seas subsiding to 2 this afternoon except 3 over southern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM 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 10:30 AM 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 10:30 AM PST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1000 mb located off Tofino.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:13 AM PST 15 February 2019 A low will develop off Vancouver Island this afternoon. Strong to
gale force northerly winds will spread across the offshore waters to
the west of this system today then gradually Progress toward the west
coast of Haida Gwaii and Vancouver Island early Saturday.

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