Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 April 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 35 late this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 near midnight.

Showers ending near midnight. A few showers beginning Thursday evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 April 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning then building to 3 to 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Bowie - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots backing to northeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots.

Bowie - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 20 to 30 in the morning.
Saturday Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 April 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 10:30 AM PDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Cape Scott.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 1 April 2015 A cold front will approach offshore waters this afternoon. The cold
front will move eastwards towards the North and Central Coasts

Gale force southerlies will develop over the Bowie later this
afternoon and across northern waters tonight. Gale force southerlies
will spread to central waters Thursday morning.

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