Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 13 October 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming southeast 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday morning and to southeast 30 to 40 Wednesday afternoon.

Chance of showers today. Rain beginning Wednesday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 October 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 this afternoon and to 2 after midnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 October 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 13 October 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 PDT 13 October 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 13 October 2015 A trough of low pressure over Northern Haida Gwaii will dissipate
this afternoon. Marginal gale force southerly winds over Dixon
Entrance East will ease early this afternoon.

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