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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 April 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 this morning and to northerly outflow 5 to 15 near noon. Wind increasing to northerly outflow 20 to 30 this evening and to northerly outflow 30 to 40 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 Thursday morning and to light Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 April 2021
Friday Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 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 AM PDT 14 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening cold front located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 13 April 2021 A cold front from a low moving into the Gulf of Alaska will stall
over Bowie tonight and Wednesday. Ahead of the front, southerly gales
will continue over Northern Bowie tonight and ease Wednesday morning
as the front weakens.

Additionally, with a ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior,
marginal gale force northerly outflow winds will develop over Howe
Sound overnight and ease Wednesday morning.

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