Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 29 January 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots except east 20 to 30 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to northerly 10 to 20 near noon Friday then becoming southeast 15 to 25 early Friday evening.

Periods of rain.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

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

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM 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 9:30 PM PST 29 January 2015 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1009 mb located off Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 1013 mb located over central Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday dissipating low 1020 mb located over
Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM PST 29 January 2015 A low pressure centre off Explorer will track across Bowie tonight
and reach Hecate Strait by Friday afternoon. Strong to gale force
southerlies over central and northern waters will develop tonight to
the south of the low and ease Friday afternoon.

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