Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southerly 20 to 30 this afternoon and to southwesterly 10 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northeast 10 to 20 Thursday morning.



Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots becoming easterly 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind easterly 30 to 40 knots.
Sunday Wind easterly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwesterly 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 January 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PST 28 January 2015 Strong to gale force southeasterly winds have developed over the
northern coastal waters in advance of a slow moving cold front
approaching from the southwest. This front is forecast to rapidly
weaken over Hecate Strait Thursday morning with winds
Dropping below gale force.

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