Douglas Channel

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots becoming northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 Wednesday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray this evening.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 16 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2016
Thursday Wind northeasterly outflow 40 to 50 knots.
Friday Wind northeasterly outflow 40 to 50 knots.
Saturday Wind northeasterly outflow 35 to 45 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 04:00 AM 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 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 4:00 AM PST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening trough located off the Washington
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PST 6 December 2016 A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior in
combination with a low pressure system over the Southern BC waters
will produce gale force outflow winds through the mainland inlets.
Cold temperatures from the strong Arctic outflow winds will give a
risk of moderate freezing spray through the mainland inlets today and
tonight.

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