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Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 20 to 30 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 early this afternoon and to north 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind becoming light overnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 25 to 35 Monday evening.

Periods of drizzle ending early this morning. Periods of rain beginning Monday afternoon.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2019
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 35 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 18 August 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located over the North Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PDT 18 August 2019 A low pressure trough lying through the North Coast will move
South to the Central Coast this afternoon then weaken. Strong to
marginal gale force northwest winds will affect northern waters
behind the trough.

On Monday, a low pressure will approach the Central Coast from the
west. Marginal gale force southerly winds will move to central
Waters to the south of the trough, while marginal easterly gales
Will develop north of the trough. This trough will swing northward
toward Prince Rupert with the gales persisting throughout Monday.

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