Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 near noon then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Tuesday.

Rain beginning this morning changing to rain at times heavy near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over the Central
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low located near the Gulf of

At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low 987 mb located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday low 983 mb located west of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 16 January 2017 A frontal system over Central Coast will slide southwards over
Vancouver Island this afternoon. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
to 55 knots will ease slightly this morning.

The associated low pressure centre over Gulf of Alaska will weaken
today. Gale to storm force southwesterlies over offshore waters will
ease today.

Another low pressure system will approach the offshore waters today.
Gale and storm force southeasterlies will re-strengthen over the
central and northern waters tonight. Gale force winds will spread
into the South Coast overnight into Tuesday.

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