Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 April 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 near noon Monday except south 20 to 30 over eastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Rain ending near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 April 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 April 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 25.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 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 22 April 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday weakening frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 22 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain over Cape Scott tonight and
Monday. Light to moderate northwesterlies will prevail east of the
ridge.

An approaching frontal system will track across Bowie tonight and
weaken over Haida Gwaii Monday afternoon. Gale force southerlies over
Bowie and the west coast of Haida Gwaii will spread to Dixon Entrance
East and Northern Hecate Strait this evening. Additionally, winds
will approach marginal storm force over Dixon Entrance West this
evening.

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