Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2016

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to south 10 to 20 early this evening then increasing to east 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind becoming south 25 to 35 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 Monday evening.

Rain beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 5 to 7 late this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2016
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the morning then veering to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 07 February 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 PM PST 7 February 2016 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Hecate Strait.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Alaska panhandle.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 1003 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday low 1007 mb located over the eastern Gulf
of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:09 PM PST 7 February 2016 A frontal system on a line northeast-southwest through Central Hecate
Strait will migrate northwestward to reach Northern Bowie by Monday
morning and the Alaskan Panhandle by Monday afternoon. Gale to storm
force southerly or southeasterly winds will prevail over most
northern and central waters through Monday.

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