Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 early this evening and to west 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind backing to southerly 10 to 20 late Tuesday morning then becoming northeast 10 to 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind becoming west 15 Tuesday evening.

Showers this evening. Rain Tuesday morning and afternoon.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres becoming 5 to 7 near midnight except 4 over southern sections. Seas subsiding to 5 early Tuesday morning becoming 3 to 4 Tuesday evening except 4 to 6 over southern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 in the morning then increasing to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25.
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 21 January 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PST 21 January 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low 988 mb located west of Bowie.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday departing low 988 mb located north
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PST 21 January 2019 A deepening area of low pressure currently lies along the western
edge of Bowie, will skim the northwest corner of Bowie this evening
and slowly continue northwestward toward the Alaskan Panhandle

Gale to storm force winds have spread across the northern and
Central waters as well as Northern Explorer. These winds will spread
toward the mainland and strengthen this evening while areas behind
the system become strong westerly.

Far southern waters will be protected by a departing ridge of high
pressure. Winds will begin to increase by Tuesday morning as the
ridge moves away.

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