Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 07 December 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to easterly 35 near noon Thursday.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 December 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 metres building to 3 late overnight and to 5 Thursday afternoon. Seas building to 5 to 7 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind east 35 to 45 knots backing to northeast 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 25.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 07 December 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 9:30 PM PST 7 December 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight deepening frontal system located southwest
of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located over northwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PST 7 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
tonight and Thursday. Storm force outflow winds will develop through
mainland inlets tonight. Cold temperatures from the Arctic outflow
winds will give a risk of moderate freezing spray near most mainland
inlets.

A strong frontal system southwest of Bowie will intensify and stall
over Northern Explorer by Friday morning. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the system will spread to most South Coast
regions.

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