Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots backing to southeast 25 this evening then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 Wednesday morning then veering to southwest 45 to 55 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers ending near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain beginning late overnight and changing to showers Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 4 early this afternoon then building to 8 Wednesday morning. Seas building to 9 to 12 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2018
Thursday Wind southwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 23 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 3:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 23 October 2018 A strong north-south front will cross Haida Gwaii this morning and
the South Coast this evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of the front shift to strong westerlies behind it.

On Wednesday, another intense frontal system move into the offshore
waters in the morning and reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon. This
system will spread storm force southeast winds across northern
Waters which will shift to gale to storm force southwesterlies
In its wake. Over southern waters, strong to gale force
southeasterlies are forecast to develop by Wednesday evening.

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