Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 15 January 2017

Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 30 to 40 knots increasing to southwest 40 to 50 near midnight then diminishing to west 15 to 25 Monday afternoon. Wind becoming northeast 20 Monday evening.

Periods of rain.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 9 early Monday morning then subsiding to 5 to 7 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2017
Tuesday Wind east 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 15 January 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 15 January 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday weakening frontal system located over
Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located over western Bowie.
By 1:00 p.m. PST Monday weakening trough from low located near
the Gulf of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:11 PM PST 15 January 2017 A frontal system over Haida Gwaii tonight will weaken over Vancouver
Island on Monday afternoon. Gale to storm force southeasterlies to 55
knots will ease slightly as the front passes over the northern and
central waters tonight through Monday morning.

A trailing trough from the low over Western Bowie will weaken as it
approaches the Gulf of Alaska. Gale to storm force southerlies ahead
of the trough will ease on Monday.

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