Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday morning.

Rain beginning overnight and ending Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2017
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2017

'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 AM PDT 24 October 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today deepening low 1008 mb located off Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today low 1002 mb located over Langara.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PDT 24 October 2017 A frontal system stalled over the Central Coast will continue to give
southeast gales to the central waters through this evening.

Meanwhile, a deepening low pressure system well offshore will move
across Bowie this afternoon. Southwesterly gales will develop over
the northern waters ahead of the low. Winds will shift to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low this evening.

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