Bowie - southern half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early this morning and to southeast 25 to 35 late this morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early this afternoon then veering to southwest 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind southwest 25 to 35 Tuesday.
Showers beginning late this morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Bowie - southern halfIssued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2020
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 24 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
By 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM PST 24 February 2020 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island will bring strong
to gale force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait and Haro
Strait this morning.
The next weather system will approach the offshore waters today and
continue towards Haida Gwaii tonight. Gale to storm force
southeasterly winds will develop ahead of this system.
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