Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 February 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots near midnight.

A few flurries or showers beginning late this afternoon and ending Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 February 2017
Monday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary high 1044 mb located at
50N 155W.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today deepening low 1015 mb located off the
Alaska panhandle.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing low 1002 mb located off the
Washington Coast.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 25 February 2017 A 1045 millibar high will remain well outside the offshore waters. A
low pressure centre near the Alaska Panhandle will deepen as it
Moves southeastward along the coast today, deepening to about 1008
millibars as it reaches Cape Scott this evening and to 1002
Millibars by Sunday morning as it moves southward off the Washington
coast.

Widespread northerly gales will develop over most northern waters
today and will spread to the waters off the west coast of
Vancouver Island tonight. In addition, strong to gale force
Northeast outflow winds will develop through the Northern Mainland
inlets tonight.

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