Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 March 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late this evening then diminishing to southwest 25 Saturday morning.

Rain changing to a few showers Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming west 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 March 2015

'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 9:30 PM PDT 27 March 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located over the
South Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south
over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
the South Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM PDT 27 March 2015 A cold front over the South Coast will exit the region tonight.
In its wake a ridge of high pressure will move across the outer
waters tonight and the South Coast Saturday afternoon. The next
frontal system will cross the offshore waters tonight and northern
waters on Saturday.

Ahead of the next frontal system, gale force southerlies will develop
over the offshore waters tonight and rise to gale to storm force on
Saturday as the winds spread to most northern and central waters.

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