Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light except northwest 20 knots near the mouth of Howe Sound. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Chance of showers Sunday late in the day.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016
Monday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located west of the offshore
waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will gradually
weaken today. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over most
waters will ease.

Later today, a low pressure system will slowly move into Bowie and
remain there through Sunday. An associated front will move onto
The central BC coast Sunday morning. Ahead of the front, strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop and then shift to moderate to
strong southwesterlies in its wake.

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