Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 April 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind westerly 40 to 50 knots except west 10 to 20 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming southwest 30 to 40 near noon except southwest 10 to 20 over northwestern sections. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 overnight then increasing to south 25 to 35 near noon Wednesday. Wind veering to west 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 April 2015
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 978 mb located off Langara.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT today departing low 978 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located from Prince Rupert
to Tofino.
By noon PDT today departing cold front located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing ridge located over the
Lower Mainland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM PDT 28 April 2015 An intense 978 millibar low just off Langara this morning will move
rapidly up the Alaska Panhandle today. A cold front extending
southward from the low centre will sweep through the coast this
morning.
Storm to hurricane force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift
rapidly to gale to storm force southwest in its wake this morning
with local hurricane force winds over parts Queen Charlotte Sound.
Winds will remain mostly moderate to strong over the far south with
local southeast gales expected over Georgia Strait this morning.

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