Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 August 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 15 this afternoon then backing to southerly 10 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 30 early Saturday morning.

Rain changing to chance of showers today and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 August 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 August 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northerly 20 to 30 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday dissipating frontal system located on
a line north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 28 August 2015 A frontal system over Langara will sweep southeastward into central
waters this afternoon. The front will dissipate along the northern
and central coasts Saturday morning as the front moves inland. Expect
strong to gale force southerly winds across northern and central
waters and near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island North
ahead of the frontal system.

On Saturday, a trough will swing through offshore waters towards the
mainland coast. While only moderate winds may precede the trough,
strong northwest winds will follow behind it.

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