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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 July 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots late this morning except southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 over northern sections. Wind becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 near midnight then becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 Tuesday morning except southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 July 2024
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly inflow 5 to 15.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 July 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 4:00 AM PDT 15 July 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from Explorer
to the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located near Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday approaching low located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM PDT 14 July 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, marginal gale force northwesterly
winds will continue over west coast Vancouver Island and Johnstone
Strait and ease after midnight.

Westerly gale force winds will also continue through the Juan de Fuca
strait before easing off overnight.

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