Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 May 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2015
Monday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 May 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 May 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over western Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PDT 23 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters combined with a
trough over BC Interior will continue to give strong northwest winds
to most regions over the next few days. Winds will rise to gale force
regularly off the west coast of Vancouver Island.

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