Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 this evening and to light near midnight. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 late overnight and to south 35 to 45 Wednesday morning. Wind veering to west 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning Wednesday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late overnight then building to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2015
Thursday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind light increasing to south 15 to 25 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 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 4:00 AM PDT 21 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday cold front located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 21 April 2015 A ridge of high pressure building over west of the offshore waters
will shift eastward to Haida Gwaii Wednesday morning. Ahead of the
ridge, strong to gale force northwesterly winds will prevail today
and tonight over central and southern waters.

A frontal system will approach the northern offshore waters Wednesday
morning. Ahead of the system, gale force southerly or southeasterly
winds will develop over most northern and central waters on
Wednesday. The winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in
its wake.

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