Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then increasing to northwest 10 to 20 this evening. Wind veering to north 25 late overnight then increasing to north 25 to 35 early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to north 35 to 40 Tuesday afternoon.

A few showers ending Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to east 25 to 35.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 December 2017

'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 10:30 AM PST 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low 1015 mb located at 43N 135W.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 1000 mb located over northern
Washington State.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening low 1008 mb located north
of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low 1014 mb located over northern
Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PST 18 December 2017 A low pressure centre will form southwest of the Explorer region
This afternoon and then move northeastward and deepen over Northern
Washington state Tuesday afternoon. Strong easterly winds will
develop ahead of the low tonight and shift to strong to local
Gale force westerlies in its wake.

A trough of low pressure extending northwards from the low will
strengthen during the day on Tuesday with gale force northerly
Winds developing over most offshore and outer coastal waters as well
as mainland inlets.

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