Bowie - southern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 December 2023
Tonight and Friday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots backing to southwest 20 near midnight then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early Friday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Friday evening.
Showers ending near midnight. Rain Friday late in the day.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Bowie - southern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 07 December 2023
'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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 7 December 2023 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating low located over Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday intensifying frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 PM PST 7 December 2023 An approaching frontal system will bring gale to storm force
southeast winds to the offshore waters Friday afternoon. Winds will
rise to strong to gale force southeasterly over the northern and
central waters and west of Vancouver Island Friday evening as the
frontal system approaches.
On Saturday, winds are likely to rise to hurricane force
southeasterlies in a broad swath from Dixon east, through Hecate
Strait and Queen Charlotte Strait, to Northern Vancouver Island.
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- Bowie - northern half
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