Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 December 2014

Tonight and Sunday

Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 20 to 30 this evening then diminishing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 late overnight.

Rain ending late overnight. A few showers beginning early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 December 2014
Monday Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 20 December 2014 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 p.m. PST tonight trough located over southern Vancouver
Island.

At 1:00 p.m. PST Sunday trough located over the offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PST Sunday trough located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PST 20 December 2014 An onshore flow will push a couple of disturbances across the coast
through Sunday evening. A trough of low pressure just west of
Vancouver Island will move through the inner South Coast this
evening. Another trough of low pressure will reach the offshore
waters on Sunday afternoon and approach Haida Gwaii late Sunday
evening.

Strong to gale force southeast winds over the inner South Coast ahead
of the first trough will weaken this evening with strong to gale
force southwesterly winds increasing over outer southern waters
tonight.
In the north moderate to strong southwest winds will rise to strong
to gale force southwest on Sunday afternoon ahead of second trough of
low pressure.

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