Bowie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 April 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 this evening and to south 35 to 40 after midnight except southeast 45 over northern sections. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 late Saturday morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain beginning this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 April 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 April 2016
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 30 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 29 April 2016

'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 4:00 PM PDT 29 April 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over northwestern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 29 April 2016 A building ridge of high pressure over the North Coast this evening
will produce strong to gale force west to northwest winds over
southern waters. Winds will ease to moderate to strong overnight as
the ridge weakens and settles over Northern Vancouver Island.

A frontal system will approach Bowie this evening and move onto the
North Coast by Saturday afternoon. Gale force southeasterly winds
will develop ahead of the front over northern waters later tonight
and will continue into Saturday.

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