Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 40 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 near noon Monday except south 15 to 25 over eastern sections.

Rain ending near noon Monday.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this morning and to 4 to 6 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 25.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 22 April 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 22 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure will build in a north to south line over
Cape Scott this morning. A frontal system will be approaching
The offshore waters on and will reach Bowie this evening.

Light to moderate northwesterlies will prevail east of the ridge.
Gale force southerlies over Bowie will spread to most areas adjacent
to Haida Gwaii by this afternoon as the frontal system advances.
Gales will spread to Dixon Entrance East and Northern Hecate Strait
this evening. Also this evening, winds will approach marginal storm
force over Dixon Entrance West, Northern Haida Gwaii, and
Northeastern Bowie.

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