Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 30 November 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 this evening.

Periods of rain beginning this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 2015
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15.
Friday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots becoming northerly outflow 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 30 November 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday departing frontal system located over
the North Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 1000 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight departing low 1004 mb located off the
Central Coast.

At 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying frontal system located
over Explorer.
By 7:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located over Vancouver

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PST 30 November 2015 A north to south aligned front over Bowie will remain
quasi-stationary through this afternoon, then shift eastward through
the North Coast tonight. Meanwhile, a 1000 millibar low southwest
Of Explorer will track northeastward to lie off Cape Scott this

Strong to gale force southeasterlies will prevail over most
Waters ahead of the front and low today. Storm force southeasterlies
will develop off the west coast of Vancouver Island and off the
Central Coast this afternoon as the low approaches.

On Tuesday, another frontal system will move through the South Coast
bringing gale to storm force southeasterlies, while winds remain
mostly moderate to strong southerly over the north.

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