Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
Issued 09:30 PM PST 28 January 2020
Tonight and Wednesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots increasing to southeast 50 to 60 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon then backing to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday evening.
Rain changing to showers Wednesday morning. Risk of thunderstorms Wednesday morning and afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine IslandIssued 11:28 PM PST 28 January 2020
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PST 28 January 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located east of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Cape Scott.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of the
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday intensifying frontal system located over
Haida Gwaii extending southwestward.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:24 PM PST 28 January 2020 An intense frontal system will quickly move through the offshore
waters tonight then move through the Central Coast and southern
waters Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies over
the northern and central waters will continue tonight, and a brief
period of hurricane force southeasterlies will develop from Dixon
Entrance East to the waters near the headlands of Vancouver Island.
Gale force southeasterlies over the South Coast are expected
overnight and tomorrow morning as the front moves across the area. In
the wake of the system, winds will veer to gale to storm force
southwesterlies over northern and central waters while the southern
waters will experience far weaker winds ranging from moderate to
Another system will approach the offshore waters late Wednesday
bringing gale to storm force southerlies across the northern waters
Wednesday night into Thursday. As the front nears, there is a
potential for hurricane force southerlies to develop over the Central
Coast Thursday morning.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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