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Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 14 August 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 late this evening then becoming southwest 20 to 30 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 August 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 August 2020
Sunday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 14 August 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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 14 August 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located from Bowie to the
North Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Saturday departing frontal system located over
the North Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching low 1002 mb located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM PDT 14 August 2020 A frontal system will continue to remain draped across northern
waters tonight through Saturday.

Along the front, southerly gales will develop over Bowie late this
evening and spread to Dixon Entrance East and Hecate Strait
Saturday morning. The gales will ease midday Saturday, but redevelop
across Dixon Entrance East and Hecate Strait-north in the evening and
ease overnight.

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