Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 November 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind northerly outflow 15 knots increasing to northerly outflow 25 to 30 near midnight then diminishing to northerly outflow 15 near noon Saturday.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 16 November 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 9:00 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 PM PST 16 November 2018 A ridge over the BC Interior is giving strong outflow winds to the
mainland inlets. The outflow winds will reach gale force tonight
Over the North Coast and then diminish as the ridge weakens on
Offshore, a stationary front will slowly begin to advance on
Saturday spreading strong southerlies to most of the North Coast.
The South Coast will remain under the ridge on Saturday with
Moderate outflow winds expected.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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