Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 June 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots near noon except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Thursday except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 June 2016
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 June 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 29 June 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over the North Coast.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 29 June 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary over Haida
Gwaii today and tonight then move slowly eastward and weaken on
Thursday. To the east of the ridge, strong to gale force northwest
winds will prevail over West Vancouver Island, Johnstone Strait and
Juan de Fuca Strait. Winds will ease during the day but are expected
to strengthen again to gale force in the late afternoon and evening.

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