Bowie - northern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 after midnight. Wind becoming west 20 to 30 Thursday evening.
A few showers ending late Thursday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Bowie - northern halfIssued 4:05 PM PDT 18 October 2017
'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 4:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Washington Coast.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday departing low located over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 PM PDT 18 October 2017 A cold front is moving across Vancouver Island, and winds are
Veering to strong south or southwesterlies in its wake.
Seas will build to near 9 metres over the offshore waters this
evening. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop over northern
and central waters tonight as the centre of this low pressure system
making its way to Haida Gwaii.
Pacific - North Coast Area
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