Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 June 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light this evening then becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 Thursday morning except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 June 2017
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southerly inflow 10 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.
Sunday Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 June 2017

'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 PM PDT 28 June 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 28 June 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over the offshore waters
tonight. Gale force northwest winds off Central Vancouver Island will
gradually ease tonight.

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