Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 January 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 late Wednesday afternoon then becoming southwest 20 Wednesday evening.

Rain ending early Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 January 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 January 2015
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots becoming easterly 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 January 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 27 January 2015 Strong to gale force southeasterly winds have developed over Bowie
this evening in advance of a frontal system approaching from the
west. The system will slowly Progress towards the northern waters
tonight and eventually spread southerly gales to the region
Wednesday.

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