Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 22 January 2017

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 near midnight then diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 early Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 35 Monday evening.

A few showers.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2017
Tuesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to south 40 to 50.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 22 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 9:30 PM PST 22 January 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low 974 mb located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday departing low 1000 mb located off Oregon

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM PST 22 January 2017 An intense area of low pressure centred just off the southwestern
corner of Explorer this evening is producing gale force southeast
winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island and over Explorer
This evening. Winds will gradually ease tonight as the low fills
And moves southward towards the California coast on Monday.
Meanwhile an Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain stationary
over the Northern BC Interior and will weaken through tonight
And Monday. Strong to gale force northerly outflow winds through
The Northern Mainland inlets will gradually ease.

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