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Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 May 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots becoming light this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon Friday and to light Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 May 2020
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southerly inflow 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 May 2020

'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 4:00 PM PDT 28 May 2020 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 994 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1000 mb located west of Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 PM PDT 28 May 2020 Strong to gale force southeasterlies are expected over Bowie, Dixon
Entrance West and west coast Haida Gwaii tonight as a deep low well
offshore gradually fills and slowly moves towards the Gulf of Alaska.

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