Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 March 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 Monday morning.

Rain changing to a few showers near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 March 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 March 2017 Tonight and Monday By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located over Haida
Gwaii.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM PDT 26 March 2017 A cold front over Haida Gwaii will gradually weaken tonight. Gale to
marginal storm force southeasterlies over central and northern waters
will diminish to moderate to strong southerly this evening.

The next approaching frontal system will track across the offshore
waters Tuesday evening, ahead of the system, gale force southerlies
will develop over the offshore waters Tuesday afternoon and spread to
central and northern waters by the evening.

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