Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 23 February 2017

Tonight and Friday

Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots near midnight.

A few flurries or a few showers beginning late this evening and ending late Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2017
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon then increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 23 February 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building high located west of Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight deepening trough located over the
Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 1017 mb located west of Tofino.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low 1015 mb located south of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PST 23 February 2017 An area of high pressure is slowly build west of the offshore
Waters. A trough of low pressure has developed along the mainland
coast and will deepen overnight with a low pressure center forming
west of Tofino by early Friday morning. The low will drift southwards
during the day on Friday.

A short period of strong to gale force outflow winds will occur along
the North Coast tonight and the Central Coast Friday morning. Strong
to gale force northerly winds will also occur over the offshore and
central waters overnight and Friday.

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