Bowie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 December 2014

Today Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots except west 15 to 25 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming west 25 this evening then backing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to south 5 to 15 early Monday morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 near noon Monday except southeast 40 over southwestern sections. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 Monday afternoon except southeast 50 over southern sections. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 Monday evening except southwest 40 over southwestern sections.

A few showers ending early Monday morning. A few showers beginning Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 December 2014
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 5 metres subsiding to 4 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 December 2014
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southwest 20 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 December 2014

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 December 2014 Today Tonight and Monday At 1:00 p.m. PST today trough located over the offshore waters.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight trough located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday deepening low located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM PST 21 December 2014 A trough of low pressure over the offshore waters late this afternoon
will move across Haida Gwaii this evening. Strong to local gale force
southwest winds ahead of the trough will veer to strong westerlies
behind the trough.

A ridge of high pressure will bring light winds to southern waters on
Monday, while an approaching low will give gale to storm force winds
to the offshore waters by afternoon. These winds will spread to most
central and northern waters Monday evening.

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