Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 17 April 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 Saturday morning.

Periods of rain beginning early Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 April 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 metres building to 3 late Saturday morning and to 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 April 2015
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 April 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 April 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located over
western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PDT 17 April 2015 A building ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii this evening will
move slowly eastward to lie in a north to south line over Queen
Charlotte Sound by Saturday afternoon. A frontal system approaching
from the Pacific will reach Western Bowie Saturday evening.

Moderate to strong northwest winds will prevail over most areas east
of the ridge with gales forecast off the west coast of Vancouver
Island tonight. Winds ease to light near the ridge and back to
moderate to strong southerly in its wake. The approaching front will
bring gale force southerlies over the northern offshore waters and
off Northwestern Haida Gwaii on Saturday.

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