Bowie

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 August 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except variable 5 to 15 over eastern sections. Wind becoming west 15 to 20 this evening then becoming west 15 near midnight. Wind backing to southwest 20 early Sunday morning then increasing to west 30 to 35 early Sunday afternoon.

Showers ending late overnight. Rain Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 August 2015

Bowie - northern half

Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 5 Sunday afternoon.

Bowie - southern half

Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 late this evening then building to 3 to 5 near noon Sunday. Seas building to 4 to 6 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 August 2015
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northerly 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 29 August 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 4:00 PM PDT 29 August 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 989 mb located over the Central Coast.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating low located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 990 mb located off the Gulf of Alaska.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 980 mb located north of Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:16 PM PDT 29 August 2015 An intense 990 MB low passing from Vancouver Island to the Central
Coast will move into the interior and dissipate this evening.
Gusty and variable gale force southerlies are occurring
Over South Coast waters and will ease this evening.

Over northern waters, a second but weaker frontal system, is crossing
Hecate Strait. A low pressure centre dropping from the north will
bring another round of gales to the north and Central Coast on
Sunday, then spread to the South Coast on Sunday evening.

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