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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 February 2023

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots becoming southerly 35 to 45 early this evening then diminishing to south 25 late this evening. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 early Thursday morning then becoming south 25 early Thursday afternoon except north 40 to 50 over western sections. Wind becoming north 40 to 50 Thursday evening.

Rain ending overnight. Showers Thursday.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 February 2023

Bowie - northern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 early this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight. Seas building to 4 to 6 Thursday evening.

Bowie - southern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 February 2023
Friday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the morning then increasing to south 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind southwest 35 knots veering to west 35 to 45.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect


Issued 6:02 PM PST 08 February 2023

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 8 February 2023 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday low 986 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low 992 mb located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PST 8 February 2023 A Pacific front is tracking across the offshore waters this evening.
Widespread gale to storm force southeasterlies will continue over
offshore, northern and central waters, while hurricane force
southeasterlies will develop near the headlands of Northern Vancouver
Island late this evening.

Another trough of low pressure crosses the offshore waters overnight
and will merge with the one currently over Hecate Strait and the
central waters. This will push gales south into the inner South Coast
waters, and will help maintain gale to storm force southerlies from
East Dixon south to Queen Charlotte Sound through much of Thursday.

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