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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 March 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northerly 25 early this evening. Wind northerly 25 Tuesday.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 March 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 1 to 2 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 March 2020
Wednesday Wind north 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind north 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light becoming south 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 March 2020

'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 PDT 30 March 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 996 mb located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 1011 mb located west of Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 30 March 2020 A low pressure system over west of Haida Gwaii will track
southeastward through the outer waters tonight and Tuesday. The low
will reach the Queen Charlotte Sound by Tuesday morning then arrive
west coast Vancouver Island Tuesday afternoon. Meanwhile, a ridge of
high pressure will remain over west of the offshore waters through
Tuesday. Another ridge of high pressure will stay over the Northern
BC Interior.

The low pressure system in combination with the ridge of high
pressure west of the offshore waters will produce strong to gale
force northerly winds over the offshore waters tonight through
Tuesday. The ridge of high pressure over the Northern BC Interior
will generate gale force outflow winds near the mainland inlets
through Tuesday.

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