Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 this morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 this evening. Wind becoming northwest 15 Thursday morning then increasing to northeast 15 to 25 Thursday evening.

Rain changing to chance of showers overnight and Thursday.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind northerly 30 to 40 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 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 Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 967 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located over the Alaska

At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over northern Vancouver

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PST 18 January 2017 A low pressure centre over Northern Bowie will move northward to lie
over the Alaska Panhandle this evening.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies over the central and northern
waters will ease this morning as the low departs.

A trough of low pressure approaching Vancouver Island this morning
will maintain gale to storm force southeasterly winds over the
southern waters. These winds will ease late this afternoon as the
trough weakens.

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