Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 25 to 35 late this afternoon and to northerly outflow 10 to 20 early Tuesday morning.


Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind light.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 7:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 973 mb located over western Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 990 mb located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM PDT 24 October 2016 A low tracking northward will lie over Southwestern Explorer
This afternoon and over Northern Explorer by Tuesday morning.

Winds will rise to gale to storm force east to southeast
Ahead of the low. Near the headlands of Vancouver Island
Winds will rise to hurricane force southeasterlies this evening
And ease to storm force southeasterlies overnight.

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