Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 13 February 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 20 to 30 early this evening then backing to south 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight and to west 40 to 50 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

Rain ending early this evening. Rain overnight and Sunday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 13 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind light increasing to east 30 to 40 knots in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 13 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over the Mainland

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1000 mb located over southern Hecate

At midnight PST tonight ridge located over the Mainland Coast.

At noon PST Sunday low 992 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:12 AM PST 13 February 2016 A frontal system over Bowie will move onto the mainland coast this
evening. Gale to storm force southeasterly winds ahead of the front
will persist today then diminish early this evening after the front
passes. Westerly gales over central waters in the wake of the front
will ease tonight.

A low pressure system moving into Northern Bowie Sunday morning will
bring another bout of gales over northern and central waters.

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