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Bowie - southern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 March 2024

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots except southwest 20 over western sections Tuesday morning and afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers or flurries tonight. Periods of rain Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 March 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 March 2024
Wednesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots veering to west 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots increasing to south 35 to 45.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 4 March 2024 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over northwestern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.

By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday approaching trough located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 PM PST 4 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad trough over
the South Coast will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel, Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
On Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.

These outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will generate
freezing spray in Douglas Channel and a risk of freezing spray near
the other mainland inlets in the mornings.

On Tuesday, a trough will approach the offshore waters from the west,
generating strong to gale force southerlies in the evening.

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