Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2017

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 near noon Monday.

Periods of light rain beginning near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2017
Tuesday Wind west 30 to 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to west 35 to 45.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 26 February 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 PM PST 26 February 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary high 1043 mb located at
49N 156W.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough from low located from the Washington
Coast to the North Coast.
By midnight PST Monday trough located from the West Entrance of
Juan de Fuca Strait to the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PST 26 February 2017 A 1043 millibar high will remain well outside the offshore waters. A
trough remains stationary along the B.C. coast.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over outer waters including
Western Queen Charlotte Sound will briefly ease Monday afternoon.
Winds will rise again to gale force northwesterly Monday overnight.

In addition, strong northeast outflow winds through central and
southern mainland inlets will continue through to Monday morning.

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