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Bowie - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwesterly 30 to 40 this evening then backing to southwest 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain this afternoon. Showers overnight and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 early this evening then subsiding to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2019
Wednesday Wind southerly 25 knots increasing to southerly 30 to 40 in the morning then diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 October 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over northeastern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located near Prince Rupert.

At 3:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Explorer.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 21 October 2019 A vigorous low pressure system will move across northern waters today
making land fall on the North Coast this evening. Gale force
southeast winds ahead of the low will switch to gale to storm force
westerlies in its wake.

Gale force southwesterly winds will funnel up the North Coast
mainland inlets as the low moves into northern Interior British
Columbia.

The associated frontal passage will impact the South Coast as well.
Gale force southeasterlies will develop in the Northern Strait of
Georgia this afternoon and abruptly switch to strong northwesterlies
Tuesday morning. Westerly gale force winds will also impact the Juan
de Fuca Strait tonight through Tuesday morning.

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