Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
Issued 10:30 AM PST 04 March 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots except northeasterly outflow 40 near the mainland inlets late this morning and this afternoon and northeasterly outflow 20 near the mainland inlets late this afternoon and this evening. Wind becoming northerly 10 to 15 near midnight except northeasterly outflow 25 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 Tuesday morning then diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.
A risk of freezing spray near the mainland inlets today. A risk of freezing spray near the mainland inlets overnight and Tuesday morning.
Temperatures near minus 3.
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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 04 March 2024
'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 PST 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over northwestern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday approaching trough located west of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:30 AM PST 4 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad trough over
the South Coast will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel, Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast today,
Tuesday and Wednesday.
These outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will generate
freezing spray in Douglas Channel and a risk of freezing spray near
the other mainland inlets in the mornings.
On Tuesday, a trough will approach the offshore waters from the west,
generating strong to gale force southerlies in the evening.
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