Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 March 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to west 30 to 40 this afternoon then diminishing to west 20 to 30 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 near noon Wednesday then increasing to south 30 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2015
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 March 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 998 mb located 300 miles southwest of
the Alaska panhandle.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening low 1012 mb located over the
northern Alaska panhandle.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing trough located over the North
Coast.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PDT 31 March 2015 Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over the South Coast
today. Marginal westerly gales are expected this afternoon through
Juan de Fuca Strait. A weak trough of low pressure will move through
the North Coast today bringing strong southerlies ahead of it and
strong westerlies in behind. Westerly gales are expected over the far
north tonight as a low pressure centre heads towards the Alaska
Panhandle.

On Wednesday, winds will ease over most areas as a ridge of high
pressure builds along the coast. Strong to gale force southerlies
will develop over the northern offshore waters by Wednesday afternoon
as the next trough approaches.

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