Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots veering to northeast 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northeast 15 to 25 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northerly 30 to 40 Sunday afternoon then diminishing to westerly 20 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2016
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 September 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 4:00 PM PDT 24 September 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1010 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday departing low 1012 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching low 1004 mb located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 PM PDT 24 September 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain quasi-stationary over Vancouver
Island. Meanwhile, a low pressure system will move through the North
Coast tonight. Another low will reach Bowie Sunday afternoon and
should follow a similar trajectory through the North Coast Sunday
night.

Gale to storm force southeast winds will develop over most central
and northern waters this evening in advance of the leading low.
Winds will shift to strong to gale force southwest tonight as the low
centre reaches the Southern Alaska Panhandle. After a brief lull
Sunday morning, gale force south and southeast winds will redevelop
again Sunday afternoon over most central and northern waters as the
next low approaches. Winds will remain light to moderate over the far
south thanks to the ridge overhead.

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