Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 January 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 to 25 knots backing to northwest 10 to 20 near midnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon.

Chance of showers today and this evening. Rain beginning Tuesday evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 Tuesday morning then building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2015
Wednesday Wind southerly 35 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 January 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today warm front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight warm front located on a line east-west
over central BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 1003 mb located over northern Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1001 mb located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PST 26 January 2015 A low pressure centre over Northern Explorer this morning will reach
Hecate Strait this evening and then move into the B.C. Interior
overnight. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds will develop
ahead of the low today and then shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake tonight.

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