Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 this evening and to southeast 30 to 40 Tuesday morning. Wind becoming west 35 to 45 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain beginning Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning and to 3 to 5 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017
Wednesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15.
Friday Wind west 10 to 15 knots becoming south 10.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017

'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 4:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening trough located over the southern
Strait of Georgia.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cape St. James.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM PDT 24 April 2017 A cold front will approach the BC coast on Tuesday. Ahead of the
front, gale to marginal storm force southeasterlies are forecast
For offshore, northern, and central waters beginning Tuesday
Morning. The strong southeasterly winds will persist into the
evening.

In the wake of the front, gale force westerlies are expected over
portions of Bowie and Explorer.

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