Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 late this evening and to southerly inflow 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 late Tuesday morning and to light Tuesday evening.

Rain at times heavy ending Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 15 to 25.
Friday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 16 October 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PDT 16 October 2017 A cold front over the Central Coast will move southward to lie over
the South Coast overnight. Strong to gale force southerly winds over
the central and southern waters will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in the wake of the front.

Another frontal system will approach the northern and central waters
late Tuesday. Winds will rise quickly to gale to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the system Tuesday night.

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