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Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 29 November 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind north 30 to 40 knots increasing to north 45 to 55 near midnight then diminishing to northeast 40 Wednesday afternoon.

Scattered showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 November 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 after midnight then subsiding to 3 to 5 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 November 2022
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeast 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 29 November 2022

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary low located over northern
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM PST 30 November 2022 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will continue to give
gale to storm force outflow winds through the mainland inlets today.
Over northern coastal waters, a risk of freezing spray will continue
today as Arctic air pushes out from the mainland inlets.

A low pressure system will gradually weaken over North Vancouver
Island today. Gale to storm force northwesterly winds over southern
waters and westerly gales over Juan de Fuca Strait will ease this
morning. Over offshore, central and northern waters, gale to storm
force northerlies will continue today and gradually ease tonight.

Another low pressure system will track southwards across the offshore
waters Thursday night. Ahead of the low, southerly gales will
develop off the west coast of Haida Gwaii Thursday morning and spread
to central waters in the evening. In its wake, westerly gales will
develop over Bowie Thursday morning and spread to Explorer in the
afternoon.

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