Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 April 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 this evening and to west 15 to 20 early Sunday morning.

Rain changing to chance of showers tonight and Sunday.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 early this morning then subsiding to 4 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 this evening and to 2 after midnight and to 1 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 April 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday By 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 997 mb located over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today low 997 mb located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 29 April 2017 A low over Bowie will move across Haida Gwaii this evening then reach
the North Coast overnight. Gale to storm force southeasterlies over
the north and central waters will shift to strong to gale force
westerly in the wake of the low.

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