Douglas Channel


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 March 2017

Tonight and Friday

Wind northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 this evening then diminishing to northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 Friday evening.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 March 2017
Saturday Wind southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 10 to 20.

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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
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 March 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located over eastern Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located from Queen Charlotte
Sound to Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday low located over northern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday low located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:38 PM PDT 23 March 2017 A cold front will track across Queen Charlotte Sound tonight and
weaken over Hecate Strait overnight. Ahead of the front, gale force
southeasterlies over central waters will spread to northern and
southern waters this evening. Storm force southeasterlies over waters
just west of Vancouver Island will ease to marginal gale force

The low pressure centre associated with the cold front will drift
from the offshore waters to Haida Gwaii Friday. Ahead of the
Low, gale force southeasterly winds will shift to gale force
northwesterly in its wake.

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