Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 August 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots near noon except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon Sunday except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 August 2015
Monday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 August 2015

'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 10:30 AM PDT 1 August 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:13 AM PDT 1 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure over offshore waters will give strong
To gale force northwesterlies off Vancouver Island and through
Johnstone Strait this weekend. Strong to gale force westerlies
Are also expected through Juan de Fuca Strait in the evening.

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