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Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 April 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 this evening except southeast 35 over northeastern sections. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to west 15 to 25 near noon Tuesday.

Rain changing to showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this afternoon then subsiding to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2024
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots backing to south 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 20 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 April 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 PDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today approaching frontal system located over
the offshore waters.

At 1:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday weakening frontal system located over
the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PDT 22 April 2024 A frontal band will enter the offshore waters near noon giving
southeast gales before reaching Haida Gwaii by midnight. As the
frontal band continues to Progress across Hecate and Dixon east we
can expect a brief period of marginal southerly gales Tuesday
morning.

Westerly gales are expected over Southern Bowie Tuesday morning as
the low pressure center lingers over Northern Bowie.

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