Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 August 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots near noon except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Wednesday.

Periods of rain beginning Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
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 04 August 2015

'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 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PDT 4 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure offshore will give strong to gale force
westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon. These winds
will gradually ease overnight.

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