Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots backing to north 15 to 25 this morning then to northwest 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon.

Chance of showers today and this evening. Rain beginning Tuesday evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 Tuesday morning then building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2015
Wednesday Wind southerly 35 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 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 PST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today warm front located over Cape St. James
extending southwestward.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today warm front located over Hecate Strait
extending southwestward.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located west of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1002 mb located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PST 26 January 2015 A low pressure centre is approaching the offshore waters and will
move over Northern Explorer near noon. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will develop late morning
And then shift to strong northwesterlies in its wake.

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