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Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots increasing to west 30 to 35 late Saturday morning and to northwest 40 to 50 Saturday evening.



Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 30 to 40 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 25 to 35.

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 23 February 2024

'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 PST 23 February 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located south of Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 9:30 p.m. PST Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Sunday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PST 23 February 2024 On Saturday morning, a weak trough will quickly swing through the
northern waters then move inland by midday. Behind the trough,
westerly gales will develop on Saturday afternoon.

Another trough will develop in Southern Bowie on Saturday night. This
trough will move to southern waters by Sunday. Northwesterly
Gales will spread to northern and central waters from Saturday night
to Sunday morning and continue to spread to southern waters on
Sunday. A brief period of storm force northwesterly winds are very
likely over Dixon Entrance and Bowie on Sunday.

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