Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 August 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 15 to 25 late this evening then to northwest 10 to 20 early Friday evening.

A few showers ending near midnight.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2018
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 20.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 16 August 2018 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Hecate Strait.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 1016 mb located west of Bowie.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Friday dissipating low 1020 mb located near the
Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PDT 16 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure along a north to south line lies
Over Hecate Strait. Moderate to strong northwesterlies will
Prevail over most BC waters with marginal gales expected off the
northwestern coast of Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait.

The ridge will weaken this evening as it shifts eastward toward
The North Coast. Meanwhile, a weak low pressure system will reach
Northern Bowie on Friday morning.

Marginal gales are also expected for eastern and central
Sections of Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.

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