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Douglas Channel

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 17 January 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly outflow 45 to 60 knots becoming northeasterly outflow 40 to 50 early Saturday morning then diminishing to northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 near noon Saturday.

Snow overnight and Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray ending Saturday afternoon except severe late this evening and overnight.

Low tonight minus 13. High Saturday minus 4.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 January 2020
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 9:30 PM PST 17 January 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 9:30 PM PST 17 January 2020

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 9:30 PM PST 17 January 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
northern BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over eastern
Explorer.
By 6:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PST 17 January 2020 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the British
Columbia Interior through the weekend while weakening. Gale to storm
force northeasterly outflow winds through the coastal inlets will
weaken on Saturday over the South Coast and on Sunday over the
central and north coasts. Moderate to severe freezing spray will
continue near the central and northern coastal inlets tonight through
Saturday.

An intense frontal system will cross offshore waters tonight. Gale to
storm force southeasterlies from the system will affect all marine
regions tonight through Saturday. Hurricane force southeasterlies are
possible over sections of central waters tonight.

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