Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots this morning and to southwest 25 to 35 this afternoon except northeast 15 to 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 25 this evening except northeast 15 to 25 over southern sections.

Periods of rain beginning this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind southeasterly 30 to 40 knots.
Sunday Wind southeasterly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwesterly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday trough located over the North Coast
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM PST 29 January 2015 Strong to gale force southeasterlies over Hecate Strait and Dixon
east will gradually ease this morning as a cold front weakens over
Haida Gwaii.

An approaching trough of low pressure will track across northern
waters tonight. Strong to gale force southerlies over central and
northern waters will develop this afternoon to the south of the
trough and shift to strong northeasterlies to its north.

Pacific - South Coast Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: