Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 07 December 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to east 25 near noon Thursday.

Showers ending Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind east 35 to 45 knots backing to northeast 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 07 December 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 10:30 AM PST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 1:00 a.m. PST Thursday deepening frontal system located southwest
of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PST 7 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
today and Thursday. Gale force outflow winds are occurring through
mainland inlets with generally light to moderate winds elsewhere for
today. Storm force outflow winds will develop through mainland inlets
through tonight. Cold temperatures from the Arctic outflow winds will
give a risk of moderate freezing spray near most mainland inlets.

A strong frontal system will approach Explorer and lie just
Southwest by Thursday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
ahead of the system will spread to most South Coast regions.

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