Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 12 February 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 early this afternoon then increasing to south 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Saturday morning then diminishing to southwest 20 Saturday evening.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 February 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 5 to 7 metres except 8 over northwestern sections early this morning. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 February 2016
Sunday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots increasing to southwest 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 to 40 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 30.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 12 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 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over the Mainland
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:14 AM PST 12 February 2016 An approaching frontal system will spread gale to storm force
southeasterly winds to the offshore waters, north and Central Coast,
and west coast of Vancouver Island Saturday morning. Gale force
southeasterly winds will spread to northern sections of the Strait of
Georgia late Saturday afternoon. The frontal system will move onto
the mainland coast by Saturday evening. Westerly gales behind the
frontal system will ease Saturday evening.

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