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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 10 August 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots except southwest 15 to 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming light this evening then becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind becoming light Thursday morning then becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 near noon Thursday except northeasterly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections.

Showers this afternoon and this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 10 August 2022
Friday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 10 August 2022

'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 10:30 AM PDT 10 August 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1015 mb located over Explorer.
By 6:00 a.m. PDT Thursday departing low 1016 mb located southwest
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PDT 10 August 2022 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure is currently producing strong to
gale force northerly winds to areas in the vicinity of Haida Gwaii
and off North Vancouver Island.

The winds will ease to moderate to strong northerlies tonight.

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