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Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2021
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 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 AM PDT 3 August 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary frontal system located
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 3 August 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island and strong
daytime heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale
force inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait every day in the late
afternoon and evening. Winds then ease to moderate to strong by early
morning.

A stalled front over Haida Gwaii will produce strong to gale force
southerly winds over the northern waters today and Wednesday.

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