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Bowie - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 February 2023

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30 after midnight except southwest 25 to 35 over eastern sections overnight. Wind becoming southwest 20 near noon Monday.

Rain changing to scattered showers Monday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 February 2023
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening and to 4 to 6 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 February 2023
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 30 to 40 in the morning then diminishing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 6:20 PM PST 05 February 2023

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 5 February 2023 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located over Washington

At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located from the Central Coast to
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening ridge located over the South

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PST 5 February 2023 A trough located over the Washington state continues to track
eastward. In its wake, northwesterly gales off West Vancouver Island
and westerly marginal gales through Juan de Fuca Strait will ease

A frontal system will move southeastward across Bowie. Ahead of this
system, southerly to southwesterly gales over northern waters will
spread into central waters tonight.

By Monday afternoon, the frontal system will reach the Central Coast
and Explorer with southwesterly gales over the central and southern
waters. For the inner South Coast, southeasterly gales will also
develop over Northern Strait of Georgia Monday afternoon.

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