Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 August 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Chance of showers Sunday late in the day.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016
Monday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 27 August 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PDT 27 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will gradually
weaken today. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds west of
Vancouver Island will gradually ease.

A low over the Northern Gulf of Alaska today will stall over Bowie
early Sunday. A leading front will move to central BC waters
Sunday morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the
front will shift to moderate to strong southwesterlies in its wake.

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