Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 March 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then becoming southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming light Saturday evening.

Rain changing to a few showers early Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 10 to 20.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday departing low located 100 miles northwest
of Prince Rupert.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 24 March 2017 A low pressure system west of Haida Gwaii late this morning will
drift over to Haida Gwaii this afternoon then depart towards the
Alaskan Panhandle early Saturday morning. Ahead of the low, gale
force southeasterly winds will be widespread along the coastal
waters. The winds will shift to gale force northwesterly over
offshore waters today behind the low. The northwest gales will
Spread to northern and central waters tonight then ease below gales
early Saturday morning.

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