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Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 July 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots except northwest 25 to 35 over western sections. Wind becoming northwest 20 near noon then veering to north 15 early this evening. Wind north 15 Thursday.

Rain changing to scattered showers near noon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 July 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 July 2024
Friday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 July 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 4:00 AM PDT 17 July 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 3:30 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over the Alaska
panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By midnight PDT tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM PDT 17 July 2024 A low pressure system offshore will move through Western Bowie this
morning and reach the Alaskan Panhandle this afternoon. Strong to
gale force southeasterly winds can be expected ahead of the low, and
strong to gale force northwesterly winds in its wake through this
morning.

Late Wednesday afternoon, strong to gale force westerly winds will
develop through Juan de Fuca Strait ahead of the ridge moving into
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