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Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 October 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots backing to northerly 10 to 20 this evening then becoming variable 5 to 15 early Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near noon Sunday and to southeast 30 to 40 Sunday evening.

Scattered showers ending overnight. Periods of rain Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2021
Monday Wind southeast 35 knots increasing to southeast 45 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southeast 45 knots diminishing to southeast 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southeast 25.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 October 2021

'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 16 October 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the Lower Mainland.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 October 2021 A frontal wave over Southern Vancouver Island will continue to give
strong to gale force south to southeast winds near the west entrance
of Juan de Fuca Strait this morning then easing this afternoon.
Strong to gale force southeast winds will also continue over the
Strait of Georgia north of Nanaimo then easing this afternoon.

Another strong frontal system will approach Bowie Sunday evening
bringing southeast gales to the region.

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