Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 January 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 20 to 30 knots except east 30 to 40 over eastern sections. Wind becoming northeast 25 to 35 late this afternoon then becoming southerly 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 Wednesday afternoon.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 metres building to 5 late this afternoon then subsiding to 3 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 January 2018
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 20 knots backing to southerly 25.
Saturday Wind east 25 knots becoming west 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 January 2018

'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 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 986 mb located over northern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening low 992 mb located over
northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PST 23 January 2018 An intense 986 MB low pressure system over Northern Explorer will
drift northward to lie over Northern Bowie by Wednesday morning.
The low will begin weakening tonight.

Over central and northern waters gale to storm force southeast winds
will shift to strong to gale force southerly to the south of the low.
Hurricane force southeasterlies near the headlands of West Vancouver
Island north will diminish to gales near noon. Elsewhere over
southern waters gale force southeast winds will ease to moderate to
strong southeast tonight.

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