Douglas Channel

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 knots becoming northeasterly outflow 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of snow beginning late overnight.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary low located over the
Gulf of Alaska.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 27 February 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain west of the offshore waters.
A trough of low pressure will develop from the Gulf of Alaska to
Haida Gwaii tonight. The trough will move into the BC Interior
Tuesday afternoon.

Ahead of the trough, strong to gale force southeasterly winds will
develop early Tuesday morning. In the wake of the trough, winds will
become strong to gale force westerly or northwesterly over the
northern and central waters and the west coast of Vancouver Island
later Tuesday.

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