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Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots becoming northerly outflow 10 to 20 near midnight except southeasterly outflow 20 to 30 near the mouth of Howe Sound Wednesday morning. Wind becoming southerly inflow 25 to 35 late Wednesday morning then diminishing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Scattered showers changing to rain near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2022
Thursday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 May 2022

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 PM PDT 17 May 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today deepening trough from 1003 mb low located
over western Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday dissipating trough from 999 mb low
located over Haida Gwaii.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 999 mb located west of
Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low 999 mb located over
northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 17 May 2022 A trough of low pressure extending from a developing low pressure
centre entering Bowie this afternoon will move northeast to lie over
Northern Haida Gwaii late Wednesday morning. Southerly gales will
occur from Hecate Strait to Northern Vancouver Island.

A deep low pressure centre will move over Explorer near midnight and
then cross Northern Vancouver Island on Wednesday morning.
Unseasonably strong winds are associated with this low. Storm force
southerly winds will develop ahead of the low over Explorer and west
coast Vancouver Island tonight. Hurricane force southeast winds are
possible near the headlands of Northwest Vancouver Island overnight.
Southeast gales are expected for inner South Coast waters. Winds will
shift to gale to storm force west to northwesterly in the wake of the
low.

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