Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 September 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots near noon except southwesterly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight. Wind light Monday.

A few showers beginning after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 September 2017
Tuesday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 September 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 10:30 AM PDT 24 September 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday low located over Haida Gwaii.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today cold front from low located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday cold front from low located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:15 AM PDT 24 September 2017 A low pressure system from the Pacific will move into offshore waters
Sunday afternoon. The associated cold front will advance towards the
northern and central waters Sunday night. Ahead of the front, strong
to gale force southerly winds will develop. Winds will shift to
strong to moderate westerly winds in the wake of the front.

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