Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this evening then backing to southwest 20 Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Friday afternoon.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 6 to 8 metres except 4 to 6 over northern sections. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 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 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located off Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 AM PDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure centre will slowly track across Haida Gwaii today.
South of the low, strong to gale force westerlies over northern
waters will gradually diminish today. In its wake, strong to gale
force northwesterlies over the offshore waters will ease tonight.

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