Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2020
Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 early Wednesday morning then diminishing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.
Showers or flurries changing to rain this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 28 January 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening ridge located over the South Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located from the Central
Coast to the South Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 PM PST 28 January 2020 An intense frontal system will quickly move through the offshore
waters tonight then move through the north and Central Coast early
Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop
ahead of the system. As the system nears the North Coast tonight, a
brief period of hurricane force southeasterlies will develop over
parts of the north and central waters. The associated front will move
across the South Coast through Wednesday morning resulting in gale
force southeasterlies. 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 strong.
Another system will approach the offshore waters late Wednesday
bringing gale to storm force southerlies across the northern waters
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
- 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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