Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 April 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 late overnight then backing to southeast 40 Sunday afternoon.

Chance of showers changing to rain Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 April 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Sunday morning and to 4 to 6 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 April 2018
Monday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 30.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 April 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:31 PM PDT 21 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure will build in a north to south line over
Cape Scott tonight and Sunday. A frontal system will be approaching
the offshore waters on Sunday and will reach Bowie Sunday evening.

Light to moderate northwesterlies will prevail east of the ridge.
Gale force southerlies will develop over Bowie overnight as the
Front approaches and will spread to most areas adjacent to Haida
Gwaii by late Sunday afternoon or Sunday evening.

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