Bowie - southern half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 January 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Tuesday morning except northwest 15 to 25 over western sections Tuesday.
Rain beginning this afternoon changing to showers overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Bowie - southern halfIssued 12:57 PM PST 20 January 2020
'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 SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located over
central Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Explorer.
At 10:00 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located over Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Tuesday trough located over the South Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:17 AM PST 20 January 2020 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters this
Afternoon. The system will move eastward across the offshore waters
tonight. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterly winds
Will develop over the offshore waters this afternoon then spread to
most coastal waters tonight. Storm force southeasterlies are
Expected tonight over West Vancouver Island North. Winds will ease
To moderate to strong southerlies Tuesday as the system moves inland.
A trough will move across Explorer Tuesday morning and Vancouver
Island Tuesday afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will
develop behind the trough.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
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