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Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 04 August 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots after midnight then diminishing to light Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Thursday except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections.

Showers Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 August 2021
Friday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 04 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 9:30 PM PDT 4 August 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over northern Vancouver
Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located over southern
Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening frontal system located over
Cape Scott extending southwestward.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 1004 mb located over northwestern
Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday low 1007 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM PDT 4 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 will then ease to moderate to strong by
early morning.

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