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Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to north 20 to 30 this evening then backing to west 20 to 30 late overnight except west 35 over western sections Thursday morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 near noon Thursday then becoming east 25 to 35 Thursday evening.

Showers overnight and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 after midnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2022
Friday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northerly 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 30 November 2022

'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 4:00 PM PST 30 November 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over northern BC interior.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday low located northwest of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Thursday low 992 mb located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:09 PM PST 30 November 2022 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will continue to give
gale to storm force outflow winds through the mainland inlets
tonight. The ridge will weaken on Thursday and rebuild on Friday.
Over northern coastal waters, a risk of freezing spray will continue
tonight as Arctic air pushes out from the mainland inlets.

Over offshore, central and northern waters, gale to storm force
northerlies will gradually ease tonight.

Another low pressure system will track southwards across the offshore
waters Thursday night. Ahead of the low, southerly gales will
develop off the west coast of Haida Gwaii Thursday afternoon and
spread to central waters in the evening.

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