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Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 April 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 near noon except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming light early this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 20 to 30 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning then increasing to southerly inflow 5 to 15 near noon Tuesday except southwesterly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections Tuesday afternoon. Wind becoming northerly outflow 10 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 April 2021
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots becoming southerly inflow 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 5 to 15.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 April 2021

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PDT 19 April 2021 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will produce strong to
near gale force northerly outflow winds through mainland inlets
This morning.

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