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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 June 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots except southwesterly inflow 30 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Thursday except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 June 2019
Friday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning then becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 June 2019

'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 10:30 AM PDT 19 June 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Central Coast.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:12 AM PDT 19 June 2019 A ridge will remain quasi-stationary over the B.C. Central Coast
while a trough remains over the B.C. Interior.

Strong to gale force northwesterlies over much of the South Coast
will persist through early Thursday morning.

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