Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 August 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots veering to easterly 15 to 25 near noon then increasing to easterly 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 25 near noon Monday except north 25 over western sections.

A few showers beginning near noon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 August 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 near midnight then subsiding to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 August 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 28 August 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located over Bowie.

By noon PDT today quasi-stationary cold front located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 28 August 2016 A quasi-stationary low centre will remain over Bowie region today
through Monday. A cold front to southeast of the low will stall
Over central BC waters near noon. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the front will shift to moderate to
Strong southwesterlies in its wake. Strong to gale force
Winds will persist west of Haida Gwaii near the low.

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