Bowie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 March 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots backing to south 10 to 20 early this morning then increasing to south 25 to 35 late this morning. Wind increasing to south 35 to 45 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 overnight.

A few showers changing to rain early this afternoon then to a few showers Friday morning and ending Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 March 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 metres building to 4 to 6 this afternoon then subsiding to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 March 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 March 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 4:00 AM PDT 30 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over Cape St. James extending
southward.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Port Hardy extending
southward.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located over 53N 146W extending
southeastward.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 30 March 2017 A ridge over cape St. James extending southwards will result in
strong to gale force winds for southern sections of West Vancouver
Island today.

A cold front will approach the offshore waters. The cold front
Will lie over Bowie by late this evening. Ahead of the front winds
will rise to gale force southeasterlies up to 45 knots over
Offshore, northern, and central waters.

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