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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 03 August 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots late overnight then diminishing to light Tuesday morning. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 early Tuesday afternoon except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2020
Thursday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday 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 03 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 4 August 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PDT 3 August 2020 A frontal system will cross Bowie tonight to lie over Haida Gwaii
By Tuesday morning. The system will then remain over Haida Gwaii
during the day on Tuesday. Ahead of the front, strong to gale force
southerly winds will develop over parts of the northern waters.

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