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Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 October 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2019
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 October 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 21 October 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 990 mb located near Prince
Rupert.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT Tuesday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 21 October 2019 A 990 MB low near Prince Rupert will move inland and weaken tonight.
A ridge of high pressure will then build over the region on Tuesday.
Gale to storm force westerlies over central and northern waters will
ease to moderate to strong northwest by early Tuesday morning.

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