Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 12 December 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind westerly 45 to 55 knots becoming westerly 50 to 60 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 Thursday morning then increasing to northeast 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Rain. Risk of thunderstorms today and tonight.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 December 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 8 metres building to 11 to 14 early this evening then subsiding to 10 overnight. Seas subsiding to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 December 2018
Friday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots backing to north 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to variable 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 12 December 2018

'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 10:30 AM PST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Vancouver

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 970 mb located northwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday low 976 mb located near the Alaska

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 12 December 2018 A frontal system over Bowie will move southeastward to the Central
Coast late this afternoon then to the Vancouver Island this evening.
Gale to storm force southerly winds over the offshore waters will
spread to the central and northern coastal waters this afternoon
Then to the southern waters this evening.

A low pressure system over Northwest Bowie will move northeastward
To the Alaska Panhandle Thursday morning. Gale to storm force
westerly winds will prevail over most northern and central waters
tonight and Thursday morning.

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