Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this evening and to southeast 40 to 50 near midnight. Wind becoming west 40 to 50 early Saturday morning then diminishing to west 30 to 40 early Saturday afternoon.

Rain beginning early this evening and ending early Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight and to 5 to 7 early Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 in the morning and to southwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 April 2017

'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 PM PDT 28 April 2017 Tonight and Saturday By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located west
of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 991 mb located over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:38 PM PDT 28 April 2017 A developing low will approach Bowie overnight then track across
Eastern Bowie Saturday morning to reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon.
Winds will increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north
and central waters ahead of the low.

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