Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 March 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 this evening then becoming southeast 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to easterly 20 to 30 Thursday morning.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 March 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 March 2017
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to west 25 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located over the South
Coast.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located off Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Thursday cold front located on a line north-south
over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:10 AM PDT 22 March 2017 A trough of low pressure over Vancouver Island will cross the South
Coast this afternoon. In its wake, westerly gales will develop over
the strait of Juan de Fuca late this afternoon and diminish in the
evening.

The next cold front will track across Explorer Thursday morning and
lie north-south over Eastern Queen Charlotte Sound by the evening.
Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies will develop over
Explorer Thursday morning and spread to central waters near noon.
Winds will increase to storm force southeasterlies in the afternoon
over West Vancouver Island North as the front approaches.

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