Douglas Channel

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 10 December 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 40 to 50 late overnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 9 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 10 December 2016
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 9:30 PM PST 10 December 2016

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 9:30 PM PST 10 December 2016

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 10 December 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight intensifying ridge located over BC
interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low 1004 mb located 60 miles
south of Port Hardy.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Sunday dissipating low 1012 mb located off Tofino.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PST 10 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the British
Columbia Interior and will build strongly over the northern and
Central Interior tonight and Sunday. Meanwhile, a weakening area of
low pressure will remain off the west coast of Vancouver Island.

The building Arctic high over the interior will cause intensifying
Arctic outflows over the northern and central portions of the coast.
Gale force outflow winds through the mainland inlets will strengthen
to storm force overnight or Sunday morning over the north and Central
Coast. Cold temperatures well below freezing will produce moderate
freezing spray through Douglas Channel and Portland Inlet.

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