Douglas Channel

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 January 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 this morning then diminishing to northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northeasterly outflow 10 to 15 near noon Wednesday.

Periods of rain or snow ending near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 January 2018
Thursday Wind northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 January 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 986 mb located over northwestern
Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening low 992 mb located over
northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PST 23 January 2018 An intense 986 MB low pressure system over the northwest corner of
Explorer will drift slowly northward to lie over Northern Bowie by
Wednesday morning. The low will begin weakening tonight.

Over central and northern waters gale to storm force southeast winds
will shift to strong to gale force southerly to the south of the
Low. Southeast winds may reach hurricane force near the headlands of
West Vancouver Island North early this morning. Elsewhere over
southern waters gale force southeast winds will ease to moderate to
strong southeast tonight.

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