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Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35 near midnight then becoming west 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 metres building to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2020
Friday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 September 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 Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 September 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over the South Coast.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 982 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday weakening low 988 mb located north
of Bowie.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT Thursday deepening low 996 mb located over
southern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 23 September 2020 A cold front over the South Coast will move inland late this
afternoon. A 982 millibar low west of Bowie will move northeastward
to the west of the Alaska Panhandle Thursday.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies east of the front will ease
To moderate to strong southerlies late this afternoon. Strong
southwesterlies offshore will rise to gale force tonight as the low
moves northeastward then ease to moderate to strong Thursday

A developing low is forecast to approach Vancouver Island Thursday
night and Friday morning. Ahead of the low, southeast gales are
forecast to develop over the southern waters Thursday night.

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