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Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 04 March 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this evening except south 15 to 25 over western sections overnight and Tuesday morning. Wind becoming south 25 Tuesday morning then increasing to south 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain Tuesday.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 5 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 04 March 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 04 March 2024
Wednesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots veering to west 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots increasing to south 35 to 45.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 04 March 2024

'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 PST 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over northwestern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.

By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday approaching trough located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PST 4 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad trough over
the South Coast will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel, Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast today,
Tuesday and Wednesday.

These outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will generate
freezing spray in Douglas Channel and a risk of freezing spray near
the other mainland inlets in the mornings.

On Tuesday, a trough will approach the offshore waters from the west,
generating strong to gale force southerlies in the evening.

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