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Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 May 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots becoming northerly outflow 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Saturday.

Showers Saturday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 May 2020
Sunday Wind southerly inflow 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 29 May 2020

'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 4:00 PM PDT 29 May 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 999 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening low 1000 mb located northwest
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 PM PDT 29 May 2020 Strong to gale force westerlies are expected this afternoon and
tonight across eastern and central sections of Juan de Fuca Strait.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop late this afternoon
over Johnstone Strait.

Winds will ease Saturday morning. Strong to gale force westerlies
will redevelop across eastern and central sections of Juan de Fuca
strait on Saturday afternoon. In addition strong to gale force
northwesterlies are expected over Johnstone Strait and southern
sections of west coast Vancouver Island on Saturday afternoon.

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