Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2022
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots except northeasterly outflow 45 near the mainland inlets. Wind diminishing to northeast 5 to 15 this morning except northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming light near noon except northeasterly outflow 25 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 this evening except northeast 25 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 overnight then diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 Friday afternoon.
A risk of freezing spray near the mainland inlets this morning.
Temperatures near minus 6.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine IslandIssued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2022
'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 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday building ridge located over BC interior.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located northwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low 998 mb located over southern Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:34 AM PST 1 December 2022 In the wake of a low, gale force northerlies over Explorer will ease
Gale force outflow winds through the mainland inlets will ease today
as a ridge weakens over the BC Interior, and redevelop on Friday when
the ridge rebuilds.
Another low pressure system will track southwards across Bowie
tonight and Explorer on Friday. Ahead of the low, southerly gales
will develop off the west coast of Haida Gwaii this afternoon and
spread to central and southern waters overnight. On Friday morning,
southeast gales west of Vancouver Island will increase to storm
Force as the low approaches.
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