Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 08 October 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots except south 30 to 40 over southeastern sections late this morning. Wind becoming easterly 15 to 25 this evening except southeast 40 over southern sections. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late overnight except northeast 35 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming southwest 30 to 40 Friday morning except northwest 40 to 50 over northwestern sections.

Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms Friday.


Issued 11:35 AM PDT 08 October 2015

Bowie - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres except 3 to 4 over southeastern sections. Seas building to 5 to 7 late overnight except 7 to 9 over northeastern sections Friday morning.

Bowie - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres except 3 to 4 over southeastern sections. Seas building to 7 to 9 late overnight then subsiding to 5 to 7 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 08 October 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots backing to southwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots becoming southwest 35 to 45.
Monday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect


Issued 10:30 AM PDT 08 October 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:30 AM PDT 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 980 mb located west of
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday low 966 mb located over western Bowie.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday intensifying cold front located west
of Explorer.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Friday cold front located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:32 AM PDT 8 October 2015 Stormy conditions will prevail over the next few days as a series of
lows and frontal systems affect the BC coast, with the most intense
storm forecast for Friday.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies are occurring in a swath from
Vancouver Island northward this morning with a frontal system
approaching the coast.

After a brief lull later this afternoon, a deep 970 millibar low
incorporating the remnants of hurricane oho will move northward
through Bowie on Friday morning. Widespread storm to hurricane force
southerlies can be expected from Northern Vancouver Island northward.

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