Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 14 November 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 30 to 40 early this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 early Thursday morning then becoming variable 10 to 20 late Thursday morning. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 Thursday evening.

Showers ending late overnight.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 4 to 6 early this morning then subsiding to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2018
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 14 November 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 10:30 AM PST 14 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing trough located over the Mainland

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 1008 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 6:00 a.m. PST Thursday departing low 1008 mb located over
central Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PST 14 November 2018 A trough of low pressure nearing the mainland coast will depart
coastal waters later this morning. A 1008 MB low will move eastward
across Southern Bowie this evening and then Central Hecate Strait
late overnight.

Over southern waters inflow gales through Juan de Fuca Strait
Will ease later this morning. Over northern waters strong southeast
winds will shift strong to gale force southwest in the wake of the
trough later this morning. Winds will ease this afternoon and then
increase to southerly gales ahead of the low tonight.

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