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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 17 June 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots except southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 near noon Tuesday except southwesterly inflow 30 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 June 2019
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 June 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 17 June 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing trough located over the North
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 17 June 2019 A ridge over the BC Central Coast will strengthen tonight.

Gale force westerly inflow through Central and Eastern Juan de Fuca
strait this evening will ease to strong by early Tuesday morning
Then rise to gale force again late Tuesday afternoon.

Gale force northwesterlies will develop through Johnstone
Strait and off the west coast of Vancouver Island on Tuesday.

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