Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 to 30 knots except south 35 over western sections late this afternoon and tonight. Wind becoming south 30 to 40 late overnight. Wind south 30 to 40 Sunday.

Showers ending near noon. Rain Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this afternoon then building to 6 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2018
Monday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the morning and to south 40 to 50 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots veering to southwest 45 to 55 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over BC interior.
By 9:30 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching cold front located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PDT 20 October 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain on a northeast to southwest line
over Queen Charlotte Sound today. The ridge will start to shift
eastward over Vancouver Island Sunday evening as the next frontal
system reaches Bowie.

Strong to gale force southerlies are forecast over the northern
offshore waters today and Sunday in advance of the approaching front.
Elsewhere winds will be mostly light to moderate with local strong
northerlies forecast near Northern Vancouver Island.

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