Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 late this afternoon then diminishing to east 35 to 45 near midnight. Wind diminishing to east 25 Friday evening.

A few showers changing to rain near midnight and ending Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 metres building to 5 to 7 this afternoon then subsiding to 5 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2016
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 northeast 15 to 25.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2016

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 4:00 AM PST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today deepening frontal system located west of
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located over northwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 8 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
today through Friday. Storm force outflow winds are expected through
mainland inlets today. Cold temperatures from the Arctic outflow
winds will give a risk of moderate freezing spray near most mainland
inlets.

A strong frontal system west of the offshore waters will approach
Explorer this morning. Gale to storm force easterlies and
southeasterlies ahead of the system will spread to south and central
waters. Storm force southwesterlies are expected over the offshore
water by Friday morning.

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