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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 04 December 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to northerly outflow 25 to 35 late overnight then diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 04 December 2020
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 25 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northerly outflow 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PST 04 December 2020

'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 PST 4 December 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 990 mb located southwest of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Saturday low 986 mb located over northwestern
Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:32 AM PST 4 December 2020 A slow moving front is crossing Haida Gwaii. An offshore low will
stall the southward progression of the front and draw the front
northward to remain over Haida Gwaii tomorrow also.

Widespread southeast gales with local storm force winds will ease
For some northern regions this afternoon but persist over central
waters. Gale to storm force winds will redevelop across the north as
the low approaches Bowie. On Saturday, the front will weaken but
remain along the coast, giving gale force southeasterlies from Hecate
Strait to Northern Vancouver Island.

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