Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots becoming westerly 20 this afternoon then backing to southwest 10 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to southeast 25 after midnight then increasing to east 35 to 40 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 40 to 50 Monday morning then becoming west 45 Monday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 35 Monday evening.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms today changing to rain after midnight and ending Monday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening then building to 5 to 7 Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2017
Tuesday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45 in the morning then veering to west 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 30.

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2017

'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 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening low 986 mb located north of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating low 1002 mb located over the
Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday deepening low 996 mb located southwest
of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday low 991 mb located over the Alaska
panhandle.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over the South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 22 October 2017 A low pressure centre north of Bowie is spreading strong to gale
force southwesterlies off the outer coast. Winds will
Ease to moderate to strong southwesterly this afternoon as the low
weakens over the Alaska Panhandle and a ridge of high pressure
Builds over the South Coast.

A deepening low will approach Bowie from the southwest tonight to
reach the Alaska Panhandle as a 991 millibar low Monday afternoon.
Ahead of the low, winds will rise to southerly gales offshore
overnight, and to storm force southerlies Monday morning over the
northern and central waters. Winds will shift to gale force
westerlies in the wake of the low then ease to strong Monday
Evening. The associated front will remain over the central
Waters Monday night with southerly gales persisting.

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