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Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 10 August 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 10 August 2020
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 10 August 2020

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 10 August 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 10 August 2020 Gale force northwesterlies will persist west of Vancouver Island
south of the Brooks Peninsula tonight in response to a ridge of high
pressure offshore. Winds will ease to strong northwesterlies

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