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Bowie - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 October 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 15 to 25 knots except southeast 40 to 50 over eastern sections. Wind becoming northwesterly 30 near midnight except southeast 40 to 50 over eastern sections. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 early Wednesday morning then backing to south 15 late Wednesday morning. Wind backing to southeast 20 Wednesday evening.

Rain ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 5 Wednesday morning and to 3 to 4 near noon Wednesday. Seas subsiding to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2021
Thursday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots becoming southeast 35 to 45.
Saturday Wind west 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 October 2021

'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 10:30 AM PDT 19 October 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.

At 6:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday intensifying frontal system located
southwest of Explorer.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located over Cape Scott
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 19 October 2021 A strong frontal system will remain stalled over the offshore waters
through this evening before moving northeastwards towards the
mainland coast. Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of this
system will spread towards the north and central mainland coasts
tonight and persist through to Wednesday morning.

Another, more powerful system, will approach the region later
Wednesday. Storm force southerlies are expected for the majority
Of outer coastal waters beginning Wednesday night.

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