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Bowie - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 July 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast 10 to 20 near noon then increasing to southerly 20 to 30 late this afternoon except northeast 20 to 30 over western sections this evening and northwest 25 to 35 over western sections overnight and Wednesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 25 Wednesday morning then veering to northerly 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Scattered showers changing to rain near noon and ending near noon Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024
Thursday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 July 2024

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 July 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over southeastern Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over northern
Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday cold front from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:04 AM PDT 16 July 2024 A low pressure system offshore will move into Bowie tonight. Strong
to gale force southeasterly winds will develop ahead of the low,
while strong to gale force northwesterly winds are expected in its
wake during the overnight to early Wednesday morning period.

Late Wednesday afternoon, strong to gale force westerly winds will
develop through Juan de Fuca Strait ahead of the ridge moving into
Southeastern Explorer.

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