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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 April 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 late this morning then diminishing to light this evening. Wind increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 near midnight then diminishing to light Wednesday morning. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 April 2020
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 April 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 7 April 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight building frontal system located west of
the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located over northern
Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 7 April 2020 A frontal system approaching the offshore waters this afternoon
Will spread strong to gale force southerlies over North Bowie early
this evening.

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