Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 11 February 2016

Tonight and Friday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to south 45 to 55 near midnight then diminishing to south 20 to 30 early Friday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 early Friday evening.

Rain ending near midnight. A few showers beginning late Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 February 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 5 to 7 metres except 8 over western sections overnight. Seas subsiding to 5 near noon Friday and to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 February 2016
Saturday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 11 February 2016

'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 11 February 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 984 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 986 mb located northwest of Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
extending southward.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located over the Mainland
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PST 11 February 2016 Gale to storm force southeast winds have spread to the north and
central coasts and west coast of Vancouver Island as a frontal
System concludes its trek through the region.

Winds will ease and shift to southwesterly by Friday morning as the
frontal system moves inland.

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