Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 August 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 25 this morning. Wind westerly 25 tonight. Wind westerly 20 increasing to southwest 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon.

A few showers beginning early this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 August 2017
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots becoming variable 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 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 10:30 AM PDT 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1004 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating low 1008 mb located over
northern Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PDT 23 August 2017 A low over Northern Bowie is resulting in strong to gale force
southerlies for the northern offshore waters. These winds will
advance toward the North Coast through today.

Marginal gale force winds can also be expected through Juan de Fuca
strait late early this evening.

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