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Bowie - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to westerly 10 to 20 this evening then becoming variable 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 20 Thursday afternoon and to northwest 25 to 35 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2019
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Sunday Wind north 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 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 PM PDT 23 October 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening frontal system located over
the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday departing trough located over central
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 PM PDT 23 October 2019 A Pacific frontal system over Haida Gwaii will move across the North
Coast this evening and remain nearly stationary across central waters
overnight and Thursday.

In its wake, gale to storm force southeasterlies over northern waters
will ease to moderate to strong westerly tonight then to light to

Over central waters winds strong to gale force southerly gales will
continue tonight through Thursday.

On Thursday night, a developing trough of low pressure will track
across central and southern waters. In its wake, strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop over most outer waters.

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