Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 10 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early this morning and to southwest 40 late this morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 early this evening and to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight.

Periods of rain ending early this evening. Chance of showers beginning after midnight.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 metres building to 5 this afternoon then subsiding to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2016
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind east 10 to 20 knots backing to north 10 to 20.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 25 September 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing low 1013 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT today low 1004 mb located over Bowie.
By 7:00 p.m. PDT Monday low 1000 mb located over the southern
Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM PDT 25 September 2016 A low pressure system over Haida Gwaii will move onto the Alaska
Panhandle today. A second low will cross Bowie this afternoon and is
forecast to pass to the northwest of Haida Gwaii tonight.

Gale force southeasterlies over most central and northern waters will
ease this morning as the first low moves off. However, as the second
low approaches, gale to storm force south or southeast winds will
redevelop. The cold front associated with the second low will move
down the coast to lie over Vancouver Island late Monday. Winds will
shift to moderate to strong northwesterlies once the cold front

Meanwhile, in the far south, winds will remain light to moderate
under a ridge of high pressure.

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