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Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 February 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 15 to 25 early Wednesday morning then increasing to southerly inflow 30 to 40 near noon Wednesday. Wind diminishing to light early Wednesday evening.

Snow changing to showers Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Low tonight minus 1. High Wednesday plus 5.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to northerly outflow 25.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 February 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 9:30 PM PST 27 February 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located from Vancouver Island
to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday departing cold front located over the
South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PST 27 February 2024 In the wake of a front, strong to gale force westerlies west of Haida
Gwaii will ease overnight.

A cold front will track southwards across Vancouver Island on
Wednesday. Ahead of the front, southwest gales will develop over
Southern Explorer and west coast Vancouver Island - south tonight
And then shift to strong westerlies in its wake on Wednesday.

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