Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 October 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to light near noon Tuesday.

Periods of light rain ending this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2017
Wednesday Wind southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 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 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 995 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low 991 mb located over the
Alaska panhandle.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over southern Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 1012 mb located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 1009 mb located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PDT 23 October 2017 A deepening low over Bowie will move northeastward to reach the
Alaska Panhandle late this afternoon. Ahead of the low, gale to storm
force southerlies will continue over northern and central waters
today then shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake
tonight. The associated front will remain over Southern Hecate Strait
tonight with southerly gales persisting over the central waters.

On Tuesday, another low pressure system will move to lie over Bowie
in the afternoon. Southerly gales will redevelop over the northern
waters ahead of the low.

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