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Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 November 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 early this afternoon then becoming northwest 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Thursday afternoon then increasing to southwest 30 to 40 Thursday evening.

Rain tonight and Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 November 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 November 2019
Friday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 35 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located over Bowie.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PST 20 November 2019 A cold front offshore will move across Bowie tonight then across the
North and Central Coasts on Thursday. Southeast gales over Bowie will
spread to central and northern waters tonight. Winds will shift to
strong to gale force westerlies in the wake of the front.

Southerly gales are forecast to develop again over northern waters
Thursday night as another Pacific front approaches the region.

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