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Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 07 December 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots except northwest 5 to 15 over western sections. Wind increasing to northwest 45 to 55 near noon except northwest 10 to 25 over eastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 40 to 50 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 35 to 40 this evening. Wind west 25 to 35 Thursday.

Rain changing to showers this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 early this afternoon and to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas subsiding to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2022
Friday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots veering to northerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind north 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 07 December 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 7 December 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located from Hecate Strait
to Explorer.

At 1:00 p.m. PST today trough from low located over Bowie extending
southeastward.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday departing trough from low located from
Prince Rupert to McInnes Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low located west of the Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PST 7 December 2022 A cold front over Bowie will sweep across northern and central waters
today and reach southern waters this evening.

Ahead of the front gale force southerly winds will affect the
majority of outer coastal waters, with gale to storm force winds
forecast from Haida Gwaii to the headlands of Vancouver Island.
For waters of the inner South Coast, strong to gale force
southeasterlies will develop this afternoon and persist into the
overnight period.

In the wake of the front, the low associated with the frontal system
will move from Bowie to Prince Rupert tonight, and spread gale to
storm force northwesterly winds across most of the northern and
central waters.

On Thursday, another low located over the Gulf of Alaska will
approach the Alaskan Panhandle and maintain gale force westerlies
over Bowie.

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