Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 May 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light this evening then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 Saturday morning except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections Saturday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 May 2015
Sunday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 May 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 4:00 PM PDT 22 May 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM PDT 22 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters combined with a
trough along the BC coast will continue to give strong to gale force
northwest winds to most regions over the next few days.

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