Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 March 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots increasing to northerly outflow 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.

Low tonight minus 2. High Tuesday plus 4.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 March 2015
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PST 02 March 2015

'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 PST 2 March 2015 Tonight and Tuesday By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Bowie.

By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PST 2 March 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the British Columbia Interior
Will push strong to marginal gale force outflow winds through the
mainland inlets and valleys tonight. The outflow winds will abate
Tuesday morning as the ridge weakens.

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