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Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 29 November 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30 early this evening and to westerly 10 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Thursday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers this evening and ending near noon Thursday. Rain Thursday evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon then subsiding to 3 this evening. Seas building to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2023
Friday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots backing to south 25 to 35 in the afternoon then veering to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind westerly 30 to 40 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 29 November 2023

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 29 November 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC

At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday weakening frontal system located from
the North Coast to the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PST 29 November 2023 An approaching cold front will move into Bowie later this morning.
The front will eventually lie north-south from Hecate Strait to the
Central Coast by Thursday morning where it will gradually weaken.
Winds will rise to gale force southerlies ahead of the front and
shift to strong to gale force westerlies behind it. The winds will
fall below gales Thursday as the front weakens.

Another frontal system will approach Bowie late in the day on
Thursday. Southeast gales will develop Thursday evening ahead of the
system across Bowie and Explorer.

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