Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 31 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 20 to 30 early Wednesday morning then becoming southwest 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to south 30 to 35 late Wednesday afternoon.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30.
Saturday Wind northerly 25 to 35 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 31 March 2015

'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 9:30 PM PDT 31 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 1006 mb located west of the Alaska
panhandle.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening low 1012 mb located over the
northern Alaska panhandle.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing trough located on a line
north-south over the North Coast.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PDT 31 March 2015 Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over the South Coast
tonight. Marginal westerly gales are expected this evening through
Juan de Fuca Strait. Meanwhile westerly gales are expected over
Northern Bowie tonight as a low pressure centre heads towards the
Alaska Panhandle.

On Wednesday, winds will ease over most areas as a ridge of high
pressure builds along the coast. Strong to gale force southerlies
will develop over the northern offshore waters by Wednesday afternoon
as the next trough approaches.

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