Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots early this afternoon then diminishing to light this evening. Wind increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 near midnight then diminishing to light Sunday morning. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon then diminishing to light Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2018
Monday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 in the afternoon then becoming light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over BC interior.
By 9:30 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching cold front located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PDT 20 October 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain on a northeast to southwest line
over Queen Charlotte Sound today. The ridge will start to shift
eastward over Vancouver Island Sunday evening as the next frontal
system reaches Bowie.

Strong to gale force southerlies are forecast over the northern
offshore waters today and Sunday in advance of the approaching front.
Elsewhere winds will be mostly light to moderate with local strong
northerlies forecast near Northern Vancouver Island.

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