Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 August 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 late this afternoon then becoming westerly 25 Wednesday morning.

A few showers beginning overnight and ending Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 August 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this morning then building to 3 to 4 late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 August 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 AM PDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Coast.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 998 mb located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:04 AM PDT 22 August 2017 A cold front lies along the North Coast and stretches southward
through cape St. James this morning. Near gale force southerlies
Have developed over most northern and central waters ahead of this
system. Winds will shift to moderate to strong westerlies behind the
cold front.

An approaching low over the Gulf of Alaska will bring strong to gale
force southerlies to Bowie late Tuesday.

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