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Bowie - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 October 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 10 to 20 knots early this morning and to north 20 to 30 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 Friday morning. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 25 near noon Friday.

Showers this afternoon tonight and Friday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 October 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 October 2020
Saturday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots increasing to south 40 to 50 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 October 2020

'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 4:00 AM PDT 29 October 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line east-west
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
east-west over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying low located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 990 mb located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM PDT 29 October 2020 A deepening low pressure system will move to lie over Southern Bowie
this afternoon then cross the Central Coast and move inland tonight.
Ahead of the low, gale to storm force southeasterlies will spread to
central waters and strong to gale force northeasterlies are forecast
over northern waters. Gale to storm force northwest winds will
develop tonight in the wake of the low. A brief period of hurricane
force winds can be expected over Northern Explorer this evening.

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