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Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to light near noon Sunday.

High today plus 7. Low tonight minus 3. High Sunday plus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2020
Monday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay - 46304 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 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 24 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern BC
interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located west of Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating trough located west of
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:16 AM PDT 24 October 2020 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will persist today
Then gradually tonight through Sunday. Gale force northeasterly
outflow winds will continue today through the mainland inlets of BC
coasts. The outflow winds through the northern and central mainland
inlets will weaken to strong tonight and to light on Sunday morning.
Outflow winds over the southern mainland inlets will persist through
tonight and weaken on Sunday.

A frontal system will move onto Bowie early Sunday morning then
Cross the northern waters through the day. Southeast gales will
develop ahead of the front and shift to strong to gale force
southwesterly in its wake.

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