Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 03 July 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming northerly outflow 15 near midnight then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon Saturday except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 July 2015
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 03 July 2015

'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 9:30 PM PDT 3 July 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 3 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure will remain over offshore waters for the
next few days. Consequently, strong to gale force northwesterly winds
will persist west of Vancouver Island, over Southern Explorer, and
through Johnstone Strait. Gale force winds will develop Saturday
afternoon across the central waters as the ridge strengthens.

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