Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 August 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind west 15 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 early this evening except east 20 to 25 over northern sections overnight and Sunday. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Sunday evening.

Showers beginning early this afternoon.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 near midnight then building to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 August 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PDT 27 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will gradually
weaken today. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds west of
Vancouver Island will gradually ease.

A low over the Northern Gulf of Alaska today will stall over Bowie
early Sunday. A leading front will move to central BC waters
Sunday morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the
front will shift to moderate to strong southwesterlies in its wake.

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