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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 19 August 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots except southwest 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light late this evening then becoming northerly outflow 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 20 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 19 August 2019

'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 9:30 PM PDT 19 August 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Port Hardy.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Victoria.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PDT 19 August 2019 A trough of low pressure off Haida Gwaii will swing northward
Toward Prince Rupert tonight. Ahead of the trough, strong to
Gale force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters
tonight and increase to gale to storm force on Tuesday.

In the wake of the trough the winds will shift to strong to gale
force northerlies Tuesday morning.

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