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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 April 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to northerly outflow 25 to 35 late this evening then diminishing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 late Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 5 to 15 early Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 April 2021
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 12 April 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 PM PDT 12 April 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 3:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:02 PM PDT 12 April 2021 A frontal system west of Bowie will give strong to gale force
southerly winds over the Northern Bowie region beginning Tuesday
evening. Winds will diminish by Wednesday as the system moves away to
the north.

With quasi-stationary high pressure over the BC Interior, outflow
winds persist through mainland inlets. In Howe Sound, these
Northerly outflow winds will reach marginal gale force overnight and
in the mornings.

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