Douglas Channel

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 November 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 20 late overnight and to southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 near noon Friday. Wind diminishing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 15 Friday evening.

Rain changing to a few showers late this afternoon then to rain late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 knots becoming northeasterly outflow 10 to 20.
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located off Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 p.m. PST tonight dissipating trough located over the
southern Mainland Coast.

At 1:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday weakening frontal system located over
central Vancouver Island.

At 7:00 a.m. PST Friday intensifying frontal system located over
western Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday frontal system located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PST 23 November 2017 An approaching frontal system will move across the northern offshore
waters tonight and then weaken as it approaches Northern Vancouver
Island Friday morning. Ahead of the front, southerly gales will
develop over Bowie this afternoon. The gales will then spread to
northern and central waters tonight and to some southern waters on
Friday.

Another frontal system will develop west of Bowie Friday morning.
Ahead of this front southwest gales will develop over Bowie as the
low moves north.

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