Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 09 February 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming south 20 to 30 late this afternoon then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain early this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 February 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 metres building to 4 to 6 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 February 2016
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 09 February 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 PST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 974 mb located west of Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 970 mb located west of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 980 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday low 978 mb located west of Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PST 9 February 2016 A 970 millibar low will track west of the offshore waters today.
Ahead of the low gale force easterly or southeasterly winds will
develop over the offshore, northern, and central waters today. Strong
to gale force southeasterlies will prevail over most waters on
Wednesday as another low tracks offshore.

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