Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 March 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots backing to northwest 25 to 35 this morning then diminishing to west 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind becoming southerly 15 Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

Rain changing to chance of showers tonight and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 March 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 early this morning then subsiding to 3 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 07:38 AM PDT 24 March 2017

'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 4:00 AM PDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday departing low located 100 miles northwest
of Prince Rupert.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 24 March 2017 A low pressure system over the offshore waters this morning will
drift over to Haida Gwaii this afternoon then depart into the
Alaskan Panhandle early Saturday morning. Ahead of the low, gale
force southeasterly winds will be widespread along the coastal
waters. The winds will shift to gale force northwesterly over
offshore waters today behind the low. The northwest gales will
Spread to northern and central waters tonight then ease below gales
early Saturday morning.

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