Douglas Channel

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 December 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 after midnight then becoming northeasterly outflow 15 Sunday morning.

Snow changing to rain early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 December 2018
Monday Wind light increasing to northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 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 Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 5:12 PM PST 15 December 2018

'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 PM PST 15 December 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 9:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located from Langara to
Cape St. James then to Explorer.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Sunday weakening frontal system located from the
North Coast to the Central Coast then to Tofino.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday low located northwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PST 15 December 2018 An intense frontal system is moving into the coastal waters this
afternoon and will gradually make its way onto the mainland coast
overnight.

Hurricane force winds will continue for parts of the northern and
central waters through tonight. Gale to storm force winds will
continue over southern waters until Sunday morning.

A low pressure centre west of Bowie will slowly drift
Northeastward on Sunday. The low will generate strong to gale force
southerlies for northern and central waters.

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