Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 July 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Friday afternoon.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 July 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 July 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 July 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 July 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located from the
Central Coast to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching low located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 27 July 2017 A ridge of high pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound will remain
stationary on a line from the Central Coast to Southern Explorer
tonight and Friday. Ahead of the ridge, gale force westerlies will
develop late this afternoon over Central Juan de Fuca Strait and ease
overnight.

An approaching low will lie off Bowie by late Friday afternoon.
Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterlies will develop over the
offshore waters Friday afternoon.

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