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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 12 June 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots except southerly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light this evening then becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming light Thursday morning then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Thursday except southerly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 12 June 2024
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon then diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 12 June 2024

'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 10:30 AM PDT 12 June 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 PM PDT 12 June 2024 A ridge of high pressure will drift eastward toward Southern
Vancouver Island on Thursday afternoon.

Strong to gale force westerly winds will develop through Juan de Fuca
strait as the ridge nears.

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