Douglas Channel

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 08 February 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 early Tuesday morning then diminishing to northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain ending near midnight. Chance of showers beginning Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 February 2016
Wednesday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 20 to 30.
Friday Wind northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 knots.

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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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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 10:30 AM PST 08 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 1003 mb located 180 miles west of
Langara.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1002 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 972 mb located west of the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:31 AM PST 8 February 2016 A low is moving into the Gulf of Alaska today.
A second powerful low will move northward while remaining west of
offshore waters on Tuesday.
Gale force south or southeast winds over northern and central
Waters will ease today as the first low moves off to the north.
Southeast gales will return on Tuesday ahead of the second low.

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