Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 April 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots except southwest 15 to 25 over northwestern sections. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late overnight then increasing to south 25 to 35 near noon Wednesday. Wind veering to west 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.

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Waves

Issued 08:49 AM PDT 28 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 08:49 AM PDT 28 April 2015
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 April 2015

'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 PDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing low 980 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing ridge located over the
Lower Mainland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:32 AM PDT 28 April 2015 An intense 980 millibar low just over the Southern Alaskan Panhandle
late this morning will move rapidly northwards today.
Strong to gale force southwest winds will dominate across most of the
northern waters today and ease below gales tonight.
Marginal gale force westerly winds across the Juan de Fuca Strait
will ease to strong winds by early this afternoon.

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