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Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 July 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots near noon except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light late this evening then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon Thursday except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections.

Showers tonight and Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 July 2024
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 06:14 AM PDT 24 July 2024

'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 24 July 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 1014 mb located over southern Hecate
Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating low 1019 mb located over the
Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 24 July 2024 A building ridge of high pressure offshore combined with lower
pressure inland will bring strong to gale force westerlies to
Juan de Fuca Strait this evening. Winds will ease early Thursday
morning.

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