Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 May 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light becoming southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 knots near noon except southwesterly inflow 15 to 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming light near midnight then becoming southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 near noon Saturday except southwesterly inflow 15 to 20 over northern sections.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 May 2016
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots becoming southerly inflow 15 to 25.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 27 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 26 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary tonight.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies or westerlies will prevail over
most marine waters tonight. Strong to gale force winds through
Johnstone and Juan de Fuca straits, and off the west coast of
Vancouver Island will continue tonight. Winds will ease on Friday
over most marine waters as the ridge of high pressure weakens.

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