Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 January 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 to 40 knots except south 15 to 25 over western sections this evening. Wind diminishing to south 25 near midnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 2017
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 January 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 10:30 AM PST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over southeastern Vancouver
Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 24 January 2017 A frontal system will cross the northern waters today and tonight.
Gale force southeasterly winds will continue over parts of the
northern and central waters through Wednesday morning. Winds will
shift to moderate to strong southwest in its wake.

Another frontal system will approach the northern offshore waters
late Wednesday. Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will
Develop over most northern and central waters Wednesday afternoon
And Wednesday night.

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