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Douglas Channel

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 03 March 2024

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 late this evening then diminishing to northeasterly outflow 25 late Monday morning. Wind diminishing to northeasterly outflow 15 early Monday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near midnight and ending early Monday afternoon. Risk of freezing spray Monday late in the day.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 March 2024
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 in the morning then becoming light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 knots becoming northeasterly outflow 5 to 15.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 9:30 PM PST 03 March 2024

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 9:30 PM PST 03 March 2024

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 3 March 2024 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located over the southern Strait
of Georgia.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday departing low located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
northern BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located northwest of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PST 3 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad low pressure
system over the South Coast will combine to give gale force outflow
winds to Douglas Channel, Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central
Coast
Tonight and Monday morning.

These outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will generate
freezing spray in Douglas Channel and a risk of freezing spray near
the other mainland inlets tonight and Monday morning.

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