Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 April 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwesterly 25 to 35 after midnight except northwest 40 to 50 over eastern sections. Wind increasing to westerly 35 to 45 early Tuesday morning except southwest 10 to 20 over northwestern sections. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Tuesday evening.



Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 April 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots becoming southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 11:35 PM PDT 27 April 2015

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 April 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 989 mb located over
northwestern Explorer.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing low 978 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over central Explorer.
By noon PDT Tuesday departing cold front located over the Lower

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:31 PM PDT 27 April 2015 A low will deepen rapidly to about 980 millibars as it quickly moves
northward towards Haida Gwaii tonight and eventually up the Alaska
Panhandle by Tuesday morning. A cold front extending southward from
the low centre will sweep through the coast Tuesday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will reach
storm force tonight over most of the central and northern waters as
the low approaches. Winds will shift rapidly to gale to storm force
westerly in its wake by Tuesday morning with local hurricane force
winds expected over parts of Explorer and Queen Charlotte Sound.
Winds will remain mostly moderate to strong over the far south except
for local southeast gales over the northern portions of the Strait of
Georgia ahead of the cold front overnight and brief westerly gales
through Juan de Fuca Strait in the wake of the cold front Tuesday

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