Issued 09:30 PM PST 06 December 2016
Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 35 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 35 to 40 Wednesday afternoon.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures near minus 4.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Douglas ChannelIssued 9:30 PM PST 06 December 2016
'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 9:30 PM PST 6 December 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday deepening frontal system located
southwest of Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Wednesday deepening frontal system located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:42 PM PST 6 December 2016 A strong Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC
Interior. Gale force outflow winds are occurring through mainland
inlets with generally light to moderate winds elsewhere. Cold
temperatures from the Arctic outflow winds will give a risk of
moderate freezing spray near the mainland inlets.
A strong frontal system will approach Explorer late Wednesday
afternoon. Gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the
Low and gradually move into West Vancouver Island marine regions
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- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
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- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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