Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 13 December 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 this morning and to variable 5 to 15 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to north 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Friday afternoon except southeast 35 over western sections Friday evening.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 13 December 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 7 to 10 metres subsiding to 6 to 8 near noon and to 5 this evening. Seas subsiding to 4 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 13 December 2018
Saturday Wind southeast 55 knots diminishing to south 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 40 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 04:28 AM PST 13 December 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today warm front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Victoria.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday warm front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Port Hardy.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today dissipating low 980 mb located over the
Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday approaching low 982 mb located over
southwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 AM PST 13 December 2018 A Pacific warm front near the southern tip of Vancouver Island will
move northward to lie across the northern tip of Vancouver Island
tonight and Friday morning. An intense 980 MB low over the Alaskan
Panhandle will dissipate today. Meanwhile, another intense Pacific
low will move into Southern Explorer late tonight then cross
Vancouver Island late Friday.

Over northern waters, gale to storm force westerly winds will ease
To strong to gale force westerly by this afternoon and then to
moderate to strong northwest late in the day. Winds will rise to
strong to gale force northerly by Friday morning. Over central
waters, strong to gale force westerly winds will ease to light to
moderate variable later this morning then rise to gale force
northerly tonight. Over southern waters, winds will rise to gale
force southeast this afternoon then to storm force southeast off
Vancouver Island overnight. Winds will shift to westerly gales late
Friday.

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