Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots becoming northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 near midnight then diminishing to light early Sunday morning.
Showers Sunday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.
Temperatures plus 9 falling to minus 4 Sunday morning then rising to plus 1 Sunday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Douglas ChannelIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2020
'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 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located west of Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating trough located west of
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2020 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will persist today
Then gradually weaken tonight through Sunday. Gale force
northeasterly outflow winds will continue today through the mainland
inlets of BC coasts. The northeasterly gales will reach Haro and Juan
de Fuca Strait late this morning before easing this afternoon.
The outflow winds through the northern and central mainland inlets
will weaken to strong tonight and to light on Sunday morning. Outflow
winds over the southern mainland inlets will persist through tonight
and weaken on Sunday.
A frontal system will move onto Bowie early Sunday morning then
Cross the northern waters through the day. Southeast gales will
develop ahead of the front and shift to strong to gale force
southwesterly in its wake.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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