Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 August 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 20 Thursday morning then increasing to south 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 Thursday evening.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 August 2017
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots becoming variable 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 August 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 4:00 AM PDT 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 1001 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating low 1008 mb located over
northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PDT 23 August 2017 A low over Northern Bowie is resulting in strong to gale force
southerlies for the northern offshore waters. These winds will
advance toward the North Coast through today.

Marginal gale force winds can also be expected through Juan de Fuca
strait late early this evening.

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