Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 July 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots late overnight then diminishing to light Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Wednesday except southerly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 July 2017
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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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 July 2017

'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 25 July 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located from the
Central Coast to Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 1010 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday low 1012 mb located near Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 25 July 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain on a line from the Central Coast
to Southern Explorer. Ahead of the ridge, gale force westerlies
through the Central Juan de Fuca Strait will ease overnight and
redevelop Wednesday afternoon.

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