Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northeast 25 early this morning then backing to northwest 20 early this afternoon except west 30 to 40 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwest 25 this evening. Wind southwest 15 to 25 Sunday.

Rain changing to showers overnight and Sunday.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late this afternoon and to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind southerly 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon then veering to southwest 40 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20.
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 15 knots backing to southeast 20.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 05:32 AM PST 19 January 2019

'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 4:00 AM PST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 972 mb located over northern Queen
Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating low 992 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 998 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday low 1005 mb located north of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 19 January 2019 An intense low currently over Queen Charlotte Sound will
Move into Hecate Strait this morning while beginning to weaken.
Storm to hurricane force southeasterlies over the northern waters
will ease to gale force this morning. Behind the low, storm to
hurricane force south or southwesterlies will ease to gale to storm
force southwesterlies over the northern and central waters this
afternoon and to strong to gale force southwesterlies this
Evening as the low dissipates over the Alaska Panhandle. In
Addition, southwest gales southwest of Vancouver Island will ease
To strong this morning. Winds will ease to below gale force over all
waters tonight.

Seas near 10 metres over Explorer, Northwestern Vancouver island
And the central waters will subside this afternoon as the low

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