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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 April 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 early this morning and to 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 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon except southwesterly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light 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

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Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 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 19 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over BC interior.
By 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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