Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 35 to 40 Monday morning.

Rain beginning early this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 Monday morning then building to 4 to 6 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2018
Tuesday Wind south 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots increasing to west 45 to 55 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 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 4:00 AM PDT 21 October 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PDT 21 October 2018 A big low pressure system will remain over northeast Pacific in the
next few days. A series of frontal systems rotating around the low
will pass through BC waters.

The first front located west of Bowie this morning will move
Eastward to Bowie tonight and remain in the region on Monday. The
second front will approach the offshore waters later Monday.

Gale force southerly winds over Bowie will spread to northern and
central waters tonight and continue through Monday.

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