Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 40 this evening.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 to 7 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind west 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 30 to 40 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 27 February 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 PST 27 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary low located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PST 27 February 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain west of the offshore waters.
A trough of low pressure will develop from the Gulf of Alaska to
Haida Gwaii tonight. The trough will move into the BC Interior
Tuesday afternoon.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over West Coast Vancouver
Island North will ease this evening.

Ahead of the trough, strong to gale force southeasterly winds will
develop early Tuesday morning. In the wake of the trough, winds will
become strong to gale force northwesterly over the northern and
central waters and the west coast of Vancouver Island later on
Tuesday.

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