Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 45 this evening then diminishing to southwest 25 Saturday morning.

Rain beginning this evening changing to a few showers Saturday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming west 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 March 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 PM PDT 27 March 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located off Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM PDT 27 March 2015 A cold front near Cape Scott will move southeastward to the Lower
Mainland tonight. In its wake a ridge of high pressure will build
towards Haida Gwaii this afternoon and will move through the South
Coast Saturday afternoon. The next frontal system will reach the
offshore waters tonight and the North Coast on Saturday.

Strong southeast winds over central waters will shift to strong
northwest later today over most of the southern waters as the cold
front passes. Winds will ease near the ridge then rise to gale to
storm force southeast over most northern and central waters, in
advance of the next frontal system tonight and Saturday morning.

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