Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 November 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots becoming southwest 25 to 35 early this afternoon then increasing to southwest 35 to 45 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 Friday evening.

Periods of rain ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 November 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this evening and to 4 to 6 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 20 knots backing to west 20.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 November 2017

'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 PST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located off Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 p.m. PST tonight dissipating trough located over the
southern Mainland Coast.

At 1:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday weakening frontal system located over
central Vancouver Island.

At 7:00 a.m. PST Friday intensifying frontal system located over
western Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday frontal system located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PST 23 November 2017 An approaching frontal system will move across the northern offshore
waters tonight and then weaken as it approaches Northern Vancouver
Island Friday morning. Ahead of the front, southerly gales will
develop over Bowie this afternoon. The gales will then spread to
northern and central waters tonight and to some southern waters on
Friday.

Another frontal system will develop west of Bowie Friday morning.
Ahead of this front southwest gales will develop over Bowie as the
low moves north.

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