Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 March 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 5 to 15 early Thursday morning then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 late Thursday morning except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections.

Chance of showers changing to showers early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 March 2018
Friday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 March 2018

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 March 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1004 mb located over northwestern Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday low 995 mb located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PDT 21 March 2018 A low pressure centre over Northwestern Bowie will move southwards to
lie over the Northern Explorer region by early Thursday morning.
Strong to locally gale force northwest winds will prevail over
western sections of the Bowie region until the low moves close to the
Explorer region.

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