Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to southerly inflow 25 early this evening then diminishing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 late this evening. Wind becoming northerly outflow 10 to 15 late overnight then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Tuesday.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2018
Wednesday Wind southwesterly inflow 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 10 to 20.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Explorer.

At 10:00 a.m. PST today low located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low located over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday low located over the southern Alaska

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 17 December 2018 The next intense frontal system approaches Explorer this
Morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop
Across southern, central, and northern waters during the day.
Hurricane force winds are forecast this afternoon for the
Headlands of West Vancouver Island North.

In the wake of the frontal system a low will move over Bowie this
evening. Storm force southerlies will develop this evening and
tonight across northern and central waters.

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