Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 June 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 this morning except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light this evening then becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 Friday morning except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections.

A few showers Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 June 2017
Saturday Wind southerly inflow 10 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.
Monday Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 June 2017

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 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 4:00 AM PDT 29 June 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 7:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the North Coast.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 28 June 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over the offshore waters
tonight. Gale force northwest winds off Central Vancouver Island will
gradually ease tonight.

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