Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 August 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to northerly outflow 20 near midnight then diminishing to southerly inflow 5 to 15 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 August 2016
Friday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 August 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 4:00 PM PDT 24 August 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 24 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary over the
offshore waters tonight through Thursday. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will prevail over central and northern waters.

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