Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 December 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 35 to 45 knots becoming west 40 to 50 early this evening then diminishing to west 25 to 35 after midnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 25 Sunday morning and to variable 5 to 15 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to northerly 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

A few showers and chance of flurries. Risk of thunderstorms tonight and Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 December 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 7 metres subsiding to 6 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 December 2016
Monday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55.

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 03 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 3 December 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 7:00 p.m. PST Sunday weakening low 1006 mb located over Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PST 3 December 2016 A low pressure centre will remain nearly stationary over the Gulf Of
Alaska through Sunday morning. The low will start to drift southward
and lie over Bowie Sunday evening. Gale to storm force westerlies
over northern and central waters will gradually diminish on Sunday as
the low weakens.

A ridge of high pressure will build over the Northern Vancouver
Island tonight. Winds in the south will rise to strong and gale force
northwesterlies tonight as the ridge strengthens.

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