Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 20 knots except west 25 to 35 over northern sections tonight. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind northwest 25 to 35 Tuesday.
Showers beginning this evening.
Bowie - northern half
Bowie - southern half
Zoom-in to make a selection
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
BowieIssued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:28 AM PST 18 February 2019 An approaching trough of low pressure will intensify over the North
Coast tonight and stretch across the mainland coast by Tuesday
morning. In the wake of the trough, northwesterly gales will develop
over Bowie tonight then spread to northern and central waters Tuesday
morning and the west coast of Vancouver Island in the afternoon.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
What we are doing
- Date modified: