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Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 20 early this evening then becoming south 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday morning and to southeast 45 to 55 Tuesday afternoon. Wind veering to southwest 45 to 55 Tuesday evening.

Showers changing to rain Tuesday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres building to 5 Tuesday afternoon and to 6 to 8 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2020
Wednesday Wind southwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming south 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots veering to southwest 40 to 50.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located southwest of
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PST 27 January 2020 A frontal system will approach Explorer from the southeast
Today. Widespread gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead
Of the front this afternoon and evening. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will occur near the West Vancouver Island headlands
late afternoon and evening. The associated low will give westerly
gales to Southern Explorer overnight.

An intense frontal system will approach the offshore waters Tuesday
afternoon and the North Coast Tuesday night. Winds will rise to
Gale to storm force southeasterlies over the northern and central
waters late Tuesday ahead of the system. Winds will veer to gale to
storm force southwesterlies in the wake of the frontal system Tuesday

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