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Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 01 April 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 20 to 30 knots except northwest 35 over western sections overnight and Sunday.

Showers ending near noon Sunday.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2023
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 01 April 2023

'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 9:30 PM PDT 1 April 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located over northern Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Sunday departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday approaching ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 1 April 2023 On Sunday, a trough of low pressure will track southwards across
Bowie through the day then across Explorer Sunday evening.
Northwesterly gales will develop over Bowie early Sunday morning and
then spread to Explorer in the afternoon.

A building Pacific ridge of high pressure will approach the offshore
waters on Monday. As a result, northwest strong winds will be
widespread across most offshore and outer waters with gales
developing just west of Vancouver Island. Westerly gales will also
develop through Juan de Fuca Monday late afternoon.

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