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Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 06:25 AM PDT 23 September 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to southerly inflow 25 to 30 this morning. Wind southerly inflow 15 to 25 tonight and Thursday.

Rain changing to showers this afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 September 2020
Friday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 15 to 25.

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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 07:16 AM PDT 23 September 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 AM PDT 23 September 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT today departing cold front located over Vancouver.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low 980 mb located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:09 AM PDT 23 September 2020 A Pacific cold front through the Central Coast will move across the
southern waters by this afternoon. A 980 MB low will remain nearly
stationary west of Bowie. Winds will be generally strong southerly
except southeast gales east of the front this morning.

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