Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 April 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 after midnight then becoming southwesterly inflow 25 to 35 early Saturday morning. Wind becoming southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 near noon Saturday then diminishing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 Saturday evening.
Rain changing to a few showers late overnight.
Temperatures near plus 1.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Douglas ChannelIssued 9:30 PM PDT 20 April 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 20 April 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By midnight PDT tonight departing frontal system located from
Hecate Strait to the Washington Coast.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:16 PM PDT 20 April 2018 A frontal system currently over Queen Charlotte Sound will continue
sliding eastwards tonight across the north and south coasts
And into the BC Interior by early Saturday morning.
Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southerlies will continue
tonight and shift to gale to storm force westerlies in its wake.
Strong to gale force southerly inflow winds will develop through
Douglas Channel early Saturday morning as the front passes.
Winds will ease to moderate to strong southwesterly on Saturday.
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