Bowie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 21 December 2014

Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to south 5 to 15 early Monday morning except south 15 to 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 early Monday afternoon except southeast 40 over southwestern sections. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 early Monday evening except southeast 50 over southern sections and southwest 40 over southwestern sections Monday evening. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 late Monday evening.

A few showers ending near midnight. A few showers early Monday morning and Monday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 December 2014
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 5 metres except 6 over southwestern sections this evening. Seas subsiding to 4 late overnight then building to 5 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 December 2014
Tuesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots veering to southwest 40 to 50 in the morning then diminishing to westerly 30 to 40 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 9:30 PM 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 9:30 PM PST 21 December 2014 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight dissipating trough located off the
North Coast.

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 9:27 PM PST 21 December 2014 A trough of low pressure off the North Coast this evening will
Weaken near midnight. Strong to local gale force southwest winds near
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 as the low tracks
northeastward to approach Haida Gwaii on Tuesday.

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