Bowie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 knots except west 25 to 35 over northern sections tonight. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind northwest 25 to 35 Tuesday.

Showers beginning this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2019

Bowie - northern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 this morning and to 4 to 6 overnight. Seas building to 7 Tuesday afternoon.

Bowie - southern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 overnight and to 4 Tuesday morning. Seas building to 5 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019

'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 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PST 18 February 2019 An approaching trough of low pressure will intensify over the North
Coast tonight and stretch across the mainland coast by Tuesday
morning. In the wake of the trough, northwesterly gales will develop
over Bowie tonight then spread to northern and central waters Tuesday
morning and the west coast of Vancouver Island in the afternoon.

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