Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 02 May 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections today. Wind becoming southerly inflow 15 near noon Tuesday except southerly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections.

Rain beginning Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 02 May 2016
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 02 May 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 2 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over Port Hardy.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 2 May 2016 Winds through central and eastern sections of Juan de Fuca Strait
will rise to westerly gale force this evening. The winds will
diminish slightly to strong on Tuesday morning only to rise to
westerly gale force again Tuesday afternoon.

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