Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 November 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 20 to 30 knots becoming southerly 25 to 35 near midnight then veering to westerly 30 to 40 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 late Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 November 2018
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwesterly 10 to 20 in the morning.
Friday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 7:20 PM PST 13 November 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 13 November 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located over central Vancouver
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing cold front located over southern
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday departing trough located from the
Central Coast to the Strait of Georgia.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PST 13 November 2018 A weakening cold front over Vancouver Island will depart the region
to the east tonight. A trough of low pressure over Explorer late
This afternoon will approach Vancouver Island this evening.

Widespread strong to gale force westerlies will continue over
Many northern and central waters tonight into Wednesday. Over
southern waters, the weakening cold front will generate southeast
gales off Southwest Vancouver island this evening. The approaching
trough from Explorer will spread gales to the Northern Strait of
Georgia tonight later this evening and continue into Wednesday

Another frontal system will approach Southern Bowie and Northern
Explorer Wednesday night resulting in gale force southerly winds.

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