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Bowie - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 January 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots backing to northwest 10 to 20 late overnight then becoming south 15 to 25 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Tuesday and to southeast 45 to 55 Tuesday afternoon. Wind veering to southwest 45 to 55 Tuesday evening.

Rain Tuesday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 January 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres building to 5 Tuesday afternoon and to 6 to 8 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 January 2020
Wednesday Wind southwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots veering to southwest 40 to 50.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Bowie - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 27 January 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PM PST 27 January 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Explorer.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday departing frontal system located on a
line north-south over the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:38 PM PST 27 January 2020 A frontal system over Eastern Explorer will track across Northern
Vancouver Island this evening and weaken overnight. Ahead of the
front, gale force southeasterlies over southern and central waters
will spread to the inner South Coast this evening. A brief period of
gale to storm force southeasterlies is expected this evening over
west coast Vancouver Island as the front passes. In the wake of the
front, winds will shift to southwesterly gales over Southern Explorer
tonight.

Another intense frontal system will track across the offshore waters
Tuesday afternoon and onto the North Coast overnight. Ahead of the
system, gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop over
northern and central waters late Tuesday. In its
Wake, winds will veer to gale to storm force southwesterlies Tuesday
night.

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