Douglas Channel

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 02 March 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 late overnight and to light near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2015
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 10:30 AM PST 02 March 2015

'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 10:30 AM PST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PST 2 March 2015 A ridge of high pressure just off Bowie will move slowly eastward as
it builds. This ridge will result in strong to marginal gale force
northerly winds over parts of central waters today and this evening.
A weak inverted trough near Tofino serves to protect West Coast
Vancouver Island South from the northerly flow.

Another ridge of high pressure building in the British Columbia
Interior will push strong to marginal gale force outflow winds
through the mainland inlets and valleys today and tonight.

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