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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 September 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwesterly 25 to 35 early this afternoon then diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to north 25 to 35 late overnight except variable 15 over eastern sections. Wind becoming north 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon except north 15 over eastern sections.

Showers ending Tuesday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 September 2019

Bowie - northern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening and to 3 to 5 overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Bowie - southern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late this afternoon and to 3 to 5 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 September 2019
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots backing to west 15 in the morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 September 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 10:30 AM PDT 16 September 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 16 September 2019 A frontal system over Bowie will intensify as it moves across the
northern waters today. Southerly gales will develop over the northern
waters this afternoon then spread to the central and southern waters
tonight. Localized storm force winds can be expected over Hecate
Strait and Dixon west this evening.

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