Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 near noon.

Rain changing to chance of showers tonight and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this evening then building to 3 to 4 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2016
Sunday Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to north 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to north 10.
Tuesday Wind north 10 knots becoming light.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2016

'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 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located over
Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 6 May 2016 A ridge located over Queen Charlotte Sound is producing strong to
gale force northwesterly winds over parts of the southern waters.

A frontal system located over Northern Bowie is producing strong to
gale force southerly winds over Bowie this morning.

The ridge will rebuild on Saturday afternoon, bringing strong to gale
force west and northwesterly winds over southern waters. Strong gale
force westerly winds are expected to develop over Juan de Fuca Strait
- east entrance on Saturday evening.

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