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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 June 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots except southerly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light this evening then becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon Wednesday except southerly inflow 15 to 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 June 2021
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 June 2021

'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 PM PDT 22 June 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located from Haida Gwaii to
Explorer.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located
off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 PM PDT 22 June 2021 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will give strong to
gale force northwest winds over the west coast of Vancouver Island
and in Johnstone Strait through Wednesday.

Strong to gale force westerly winds are expected through Juan de
Fuca Strait this evening. Strong westerlies are expected on
Wednesday.

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