Bowie - southern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015
Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 20 to 30 knots becoming southwest 20 late Wednesday morning then increasing to south 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Bowie - southern halfIssued 4:00 PM PDT 31 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1002 mb located 200 miles southwest of
the Alaska panhandle.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening low 1012 mb located over the
northern Alaska panhandle.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing trough located over the
At 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Cape Scott.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:56 PM PDT 31 March 2015 Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over the South Coast
tonight. Marginal westerly gales are expected this evening through
Juan de Fuca Strait. Meanwhile westerly gales are expected over
Northern Bowie tonight as a low pressure centre heads towards the
On Wednesday, winds will ease over most areas as a ridge of high
pressure builds along the coast. Strong to gale force southerlies
will develop over the northern offshore waters by Wednesday afternoon
as the next trough approaches.
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