Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 July 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots except southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 Sunday afternoon except southwesterly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 July 2016
Monday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots in the morning.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 July 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 10:30 AM PDT 30 July 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 30 July 2016 An offshore ridge of high pressure will weaken tonight
And Sunday.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over Southern BC waters
Will ease to moderate to strong on Sunday.

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