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Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 June 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots near noon then diminishing to light this evening. Wind increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 near noon Monday.

Showers ending near noon with a risk of waterspouts.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 June 2024
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light.

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Waterspout watch in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 03:14 AM PDT 16 June 2024 Conditions are favourable for the development of waterspouts.

When: This morning.

Where: Howe Sound and Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo.

Hazard: Wind speeds inside the spray ring of a waterspout can be 45 knots or higher. Keep in mind that waterspouts cannot be seen at night and may strike suddenly.

If waterspout activity becomes more frequent, a special marine warning may be issued.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 16 June 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening trough located over the South

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

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