Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northerly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 this morning then becoming southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 near noon. Wind becoming northerly outflow 10 to 20 near midnight then diminishing to light Thursday morning. Wind becoming southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 Thursday afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
Howe SoundIssued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2023
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 29 March 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located over eastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:43 AM PDT 29 March 2023 A ridge of high pressure over interior BC dissipates today. Strong to
gale force northerly outflow winds through the mainland inlets from
the Central Coast to Howe Sound gradually ease this morning.
Northerly strong to gale force winds continue across most of the
offshore and outer waters today and tonight ahead of the Pacific
ridge of high pressure. The ridge will move across Bowie and weakens
Thursday afternoon, a Pacific frontal system approaches Bowie. Strong
to gale force southerly winds will develop ahead of the system.
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