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Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 January 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots backing to northeast 10 to 20 this afternoon then to northwest 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind becoming south 15 to 25 Tuesday morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 Tuesday afternoon then veering to southwest 45 to 55 Tuesday evening.

Showers ending overnight. Rain Tuesday afternoon and evening.


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 - southern half

Issued 10:50 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 10:30 AM PST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located southwest of
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening 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 9:30 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PST 27 January 2020 An approaching frontal system will track across Explorer today and
Northern Vancouver Island this evening. Ahead of the front,
Gale force southeasterlies will continue today over Explorer and
West coast Vancouver Island before spreading to central waters and
the inner South Coast this evening. A brief period of gale to storm
force southeasterlies is expected this evening over west coast
Vancouver Island as the front passes. In the wake of the front, winds
will shift to southwesterly gales over Southern Explorer tonight.

An intense frontal system will track across the offshore waters
Tuesday afternoon and onto the North Coast overnight. Ahead of the
system, winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterlies over
northern and central waters late Tuesday ahead of the system. In its
wake, winds will veer to gale to storm force southwesterlies Tuesday

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