Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 October 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly inflow 5 to 15 near noon then becoming light late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 early this evening then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 Friday evening.

Rain with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots becoming southerly inflow 15 to 25 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots becoming northerly outflow 10 to 20.
Monday Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots becoming northerly outflow 10 to 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 October 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 10:30 AM PDT 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing low located north of Haida Gwaii.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching frontal system located west
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure centre just north of Haida Gwaii will slowly
Move out of the area today. South and west of the low, strong to
Gale force northwesterlies over northern waters will gradually
diminish this afternoon.

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