Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 October 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming southeast 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late Wednesday morning and to southeast 30 to 40 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain beginning Wednesday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 October 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 after midnight then building to 3 to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 October 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 13 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 13 October 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the South Coast.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located
west of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PDT 13 October 2015 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters on Wednesday.
Ahead of the system strong to gale force southeasterly winds will
develop over the offshore waters Wednesday afternoon.

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