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Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 April 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late overnight then backing to southeast 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 April 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots backing to north 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming west 20 to 30.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 April 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located from the
Central Coast to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low located over northern
Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching trough located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PDT 23 April 2024 A weakening cold front over Northern Vancouver Island will dissipate
as it moves southward tonight. Strong southerlies ahead of the front
shift to moderate to strong southwesterlies behind it. Winds are
forecast to reach gale force westerlies are forecast through Juan de
Fuca Strait tonight.

The associated low centre over Bowie will drift towards Haida
Gwaii. Strong westerlies south of the low will ease on Wednesday as a
ridge of high pressure builds over Vancouver Island.

A trough of low pressure will bring strong southerlies to Explorer
later Wednesday.

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