Douglas Channel

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 April 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to northeasterly outflow 10 to 15 near noon. Wind increasing to northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 this evening then becoming southwesterly inflow 25 to 35 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 20.
Friday Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 20 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 April 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 4:00 AM PDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low 990 mb located over
the northern Gulf of Alaska.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 988 mb located over
northwestern Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing low 980 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over central Explorer.
By noon PDT Tuesday departing cold front located over the Lower
Mainland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PDT 27 April 2015 A 990 millibar low in the Northern Gulf of Alaska will slowly weaken
today. A second low will deepen rapidly as it moves northward towards
Haida Gwaii tonight and will move rapidly up the Alaska Panhandle
Tuesday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the second low will
reach storm force tonight over most central and northern waters
As the low approaches. Winds will shift rapidly to gale to storm
force westerly in its wake by Tuesday morning with local hurricane
force winds expected over parts of Explorer and Queen Charlotte
Sound. Winds will remain moderate to strong over the far south.

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