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Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 August 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 early Wednesday morning then becoming westerly 20 to 30 near noon Wednesday. Wind diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain ending early this evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 August 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 early this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 early Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 early Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 August 2019
Thursday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 20 August 2019

'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 4:00 PM PDT 20 August 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over eastern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 985 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low 995 mb located over the
North Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located over the offshore

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM PDT 20 August 2019 The centre of a low pressure system west of Haida Gwaii late this
afternoon will cross Haida Gwaii tonight then cross the north
Coast into the BC Interior on Wednesday morning. The associated front
will swing through the northern and central waters tonight and
Progress across the South Coast overnight and Wednesday morning.

Within the vicinity of the low centre, storm to gale force southeast
winds ahead of it will switch to storm to gale force northwest winds
in its wake. Affected marine regions include the northern and
Central waters.

Gale to storm force southeast winds will accompany the associated
front. The front will weaken to gale to strong southeast winds as it
moves through the South Coast overnight and Wednesday morning.
Strong northwest winds are expected to follow the passage the front.

A ridge of high pressure will build Wednesday after the entire
System moves out of the marine regions. Widespread moderate to
Strong northwest winds are expected for all marine regions except
gale force winds along parts of the west coast of Vancouver Island.

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