Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2019
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 early this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 25 Friday afternoon.
Rain beginning this afternoon changing to showers Friday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.
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Warnings (In effect)
Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine IslandIssued 04:00 AM PST 21 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 AM PST 21 February 2019 A frontal system will move across Bowie today. Ahead of the front,
strong to gale force southerly winds will develop over the northern
waters this morning. These winds will spread to the central and
southern waters as the front moves down the BC coast tonight and
Winds will become gale to storm force northwesterlies in the wake of
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