Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 June 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Wednesday except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 June 2016
Thursday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 June 2016

'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 4:00 AM PDT 28 June 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PDT 28 June 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary over Haida
Gwaii today and Wednesday. To the east of the ridge, strong to gale
force northwest winds will prevail over West Vancouver
Island, Johnstone Strait and Juan de Fuca Strait. Winds may ease
somewhat during the day but are expected to strengthen again to gale
force in the late afternoon and evening.

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