Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 August 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 August 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 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Coast.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 998 mb located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 August 2017 A cold front lies north-south along Hecate Strait morning. Near gale
force southerlies have developed along the front. Winds will shift
To moderate to strong westerlies behind the cold front.

An approaching low over the Gulf of Alaska will bring strong to gale
force southerlies to Bowie late this afternoon. These winds will
advance towards the northern waters Wednesday.

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