Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 October 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots becoming south 20 to 30 late overnight then diminishing to light Thursday morning. Wind becoming northerly outflow 15 early Thursday evening.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 October 2016
Friday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 5 to 15.
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 5 to 15.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 October 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 992 mb located 30 miles south of
Cape Scott.
By 9:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating low 1000 mb located over
the Central Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT Thursday trough located off the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM PDT 26 October 2016 A 992 MB low just south of Cape Scott will drift slowly northward and
dissipate over the Central Coast Thursday morning. A weak low will
move into Southern Explorer Thursday night.

Widespread southeast gales will occur across most southern waters
tonight with storm force winds over west coast Vancouver Island. The
winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies behind the low
then ease further Thursday morning. Winds will rise to strong to gale
force southeast off Vancouver Island Thursday evening.

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