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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 August 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 knots this afternoon except southerly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Monday except southerly inflow 25 over northern sections.

Showers beginning this afternoon and ending late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2019
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 August 2019

'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 10:30 AM PDT 18 August 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located over the North Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening trough located over the Central
Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Vancouver Island.

At 1:00 p.m. PDT Monday trough located over southern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Monday trough located from Bowie to Prince Rupert.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 18 August 2019 A low pressure trough lying through the North Coast will move south
to the Central Coast this afternoon then weaken. Strong northwest
winds will affect northern waters behind the trough.

On Monday, a second trough of low pressure will move to lie over
Southern Bowie and then swing northward toward Prince Rupert in
The evening. Strong southerlies will develop south of the trough and
rise to gale force late in the day. Strong to gale force easterlies
will develop north of the trough.

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