Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2016

Tonight and Sunday

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

Chance of drizzle overnight and Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2016
Monday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly inflow 5 to 15.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 September 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1010 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday departing low 1012 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching low 1004 mb located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 PM PDT 24 September 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain quasi-stationary over Vancouver
Island. Meanwhile, a low pressure system will move through the North
Coast tonight. Another low will reach Bowie Sunday afternoon and
should follow a similar trajectory through the North Coast Sunday
night.

Gale to storm force southeast winds will develop over most central
and northern waters this evening in advance of the leading low.
Winds will shift to strong to gale force southwest tonight as the low
centre reaches the Southern Alaska Panhandle. After a brief lull
Sunday morning, gale force south and southeast winds will redevelop
again Sunday afternoon over most central and northern waters as the
next low approaches. Winds will remain light to moderate over the far
south thanks to the ridge overhead.

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