Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 May 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 5 to 10 knots except southerly inflow 15 to 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming light 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 29 May 2015
Sunday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 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 9:30 PM PDT 29 May 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located off Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 29 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure just west of offshore waters, combined
With a trough of low pressure over the BC Interior, will continue to
bring moderate to strong northwest winds to most regions over the
next few days. Winds will reach gale force at times off the Brooks
Peninsula on the west coast of Vancouver Island. The ridge will also
produce gale force westerly winds over central and eastern sections
of Juan de Fuca Strait this evening and the early overnight period.

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