Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 December 2014

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to south 15 to 25 this morning then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 40 late this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 50 Tuesday morning then diminishing to westerly 30 to 40 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning early this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 December 2014
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 4 metres building to 5 early this evening and to 9 Tuesday morning. Seas building to 11 Tuesday afternoon then subsiding to 8 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 December 2014
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 35.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 December 2014

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:30 AM PST 22 December 2014 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today intensifying warm front located off
Explorer.
By midnight PST tonight warm front located on a line north-south
over Cape St. James.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low 994 mb located 300 miles west
of Cape St. James.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening low 978 mb located 240 miles
west of Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PST 22 December 2014 A ridge of high pressure along the BC outer coast will shift
Eastward to lie over the interior this afternoon. A low pressure
centre developing offshore this morning will track northeastward to
lie near Northern Haida Gwaii on Tuesday afternoon.

The ridge of high pressure will bring light to moderate northwesterly
winds to most waters this morning while the developing low will
Give gale to storm force winds to the offshore waters this afternoon.
Gale to storm force southeast winds will spread to southwestern
Haida Gwaii and Western Queen Charlotte Sound this evening.

On Tuesday gale to storm force southwesterly winds to the south of
the low centre will spread to most waters from Northern Vancouver
Island northwards. There will also be a very high wave heights
associated with the low that will push significant swell of over 8
metres to Southwestern Haida Gwaii and Queen Charlotte Sound on
Tuesday.

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