Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 April 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light near noon then becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind becoming light near noon Sunday then becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 April 2019
Monday Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 20 April 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By midnight PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PDT 20 April 2019 A ridge of high pressure currently runs from Haida Gwaii southwards
through Northwestern Explorer. Northwesterly gales over
West Vancouver Island, mainly in the vicinity of the Brooks
Peninsula, will ease this morning.

Southerly gales will develop over Bowie this afternoon ahead of an
approaching cold front. Gale force southerly winds will spread to
central and north coastal waters tonight. Gale force winds will
persist near the mainland coast through Sunday.

A deep area of low pressure will approach offshore waters late
Monday, bringing another round of gale force southerly winds to the
region.

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