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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 09 August 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots except southwest 15 to 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming light early this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday morning then becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 near noon Wednesday except southwest 15 to 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming light Wednesday evening.

Showers Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 09 August 2022
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 09 August 2022

'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 PM PDT 9 August 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low 1015 mb located south of Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday low 1016 mb located over southern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:33 PM PDT 9 August 2022 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure strong to gale force northerly
winds will continue over southern portions of Hecate Strait. Areas in
the vicinity of Haida Gwaii can expect these strong to gale force
winds to develop this evening.

Winds will ease to moderate to strong northerlies Wednesday night.

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