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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 12 April 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 near noon then increasing to northerly outflow 25 to 35 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 Tuesday morning and to northerly outflow 5 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 12 April 2021
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 12 April 2021

'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 10:30 AM PDT 12 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 3:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:32 AM PDT 12 April 2021 A frontal system west of Bowie will give strong to gale force
southerly winds over the Northern Bowie region beginning Tuesday
evening. Winds will diminish by Wednesday as the system moves away to
the north.

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