Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 February 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 early this evening then backing to southeast 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to east 25 to 35 Tuesday morning then veering to south 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 February 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 6 metres subsiding to 4 early this evening and to 3 overnight. Seas building to 5 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 February 2016
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind south 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 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 AM PST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1004 mb located west of Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST today low 1004 mb located over northwestern Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 975 mb located west of the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 8 February 2016 A low will brush the northwest corner of Bowie region this morning.
A second low will move northward while remaining west of offshore
waters on Tuesday.
Gale force south or southeast winds over northern and central
Waters will ease today as the first low moves off to the north.
Southeast gales will return on Tuesday ahead of the second low.

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