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Bowie - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 23 November 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 40 to 50 knots veering to northwest 40 to 50 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 30 to 40 early Tuesday evening.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 November 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 10 early this evening and to 9 to 12 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 7 to 10 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 November 2020
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the morning then increasing to southwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to north 15 to 25.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 23 November 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9:30 PM PST 23 November 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing warm front located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located over Queen Charlotte
Sound extending southwestward.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 971 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 994 mb located over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PST 23 November 2020 A warm front over East Queen Charlotte Sound will move inland
overnight. Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the front
will shift to gale to storm force westerly in its wake.

The trailing cold front will track southwards across Vancouver Island
on Tuesday. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies will
develop over South Coast waters Tuesday morning and shift to strong
to gale force westerly in its wake.

The associated low over the Gulf of Alaska will track southwards
across Haida Gwaii Tuesday evening. Storm force westerlies in its
wake will generate seas 10 to 13 metres over Bowie late this evening
then spread to west coast Haida Gwaii and Dixon Entrance West
overnight. Seas will build to 8 to 10 metres over central waters on
Tuesday morning and to 6 to 8 metres over west coast Vancouver Island
on Tuesday afternoon.

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