Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to southeast 50 to 65 early this morning then becoming southerly 45 to 55 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southerly 35 to 45 Thursday morning.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 early this morning and to 7 to 10 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to easterly 10 to 20.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Issued 05:27 AM PST 17 January 2018

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today intensifying frontal system located over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located from Hecate
Strait to McInnes Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 17 January 2018 A strong frontal system is rapidly developing and is currently over
West Queen Charlotte Sound. Gale to storm force southeasterlies have
developed ahead of this frontal system. As the system moves
Closer to Vancouver Island it will continue to intensify. By early
this morning storm to hurricane force southeasterlies are
Expected at West Vancouver Island North and will extend into Queen
Charlotte Sound and the Central Coast.

In the wake of this intense system, gale to storm force
southwesterlies will persist over Explorer and into central
Waters through Wednesday afternoon.

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