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Bowie - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots veering to southwesterly 15 to 25 late this morning then increasing to west 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind becoming west 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind west 20 to 30 Thursday.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2021
Friday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 in the morning then increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming south 10 to 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2021

'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 4 August 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located over southern
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 1001 mb located over northwestern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday low 1006 mb located over northern Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening frontal system located over
Cape Scott extending southwestward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PDT 4 August 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island and strong
daytime heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale
force inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait every day in the late
afternoon and evening. Winds will then ease to moderate to strong by
early morning.

A front over Haida Gwaii is producing strong to gale force southerly
winds over the northern waters. Winds will ease to moderate to strong
southwesterly as the front moves to Central Coast this evening.

A low offshore will spread westerly gales to Northern Bowie tonight.
Winds will ease to strong early Thursday as the low weakens.

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