Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwesterly 20 early this afternoon then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday morning.

Rain ending this evening. A few showers Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 May 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over western
Hecate Strait.
By 3:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday dissipating frontal system located over
Hecate Strait.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located off the offshore
waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located over Queen
Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 31 May 2016 A frontal system moving through the northern waters today is giving
marginal gale force southeast winds to the northern offshore waters.
This system will weaken late this afternoon.

The next frontal system will move into the offshore waters tomorrow
afternoon and eventually spread marginal gale force winds to the
central waters by late evening.

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