Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 June 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming northerly outflow 10 to 15 knots near midnight then diminishing to light early Monday morning. Wind increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 near noon Monday except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 June 2017
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots in the morning.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 June 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 June 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over the offshore

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PDT 25 June 2017 A trough of low pressure will remain over the BC Interior while
A ridge of high pressure builds over the offshore waters.

Gale force northwest winds off Central Vancouver Island will
Prevail tonight and Monday. Strong to gale force westerlies over
Juan de Fuca Strait and Johnstone Strait will ease Monday morning
And redevelop Monday afternoon. Elsewhere, northwest winds will
increase tonight as the ridge builds.

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