Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 May 2016

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots becoming light late this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 5 to 15 after midnight. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Monday except southwesterly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 May 2016
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots becoming southerly inflow 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 20 to 30.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 May 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 May 2016 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located from Queen Charlotte
Sound to Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday quasi-stationary ridge located from the
North Coast to Explorer.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching frontal system located off

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