Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly inflow 5 to 15 this morning then becoming light this evening. Wind increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 late overnight and to northerly outflow 20 to 30 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 Tuesday evening.

A few showers changing to rain late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing trough located over the Mainland
Coast.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 992 mb located 100 miles southwest
of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 984 mb located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PST 22 January 2018 Strong southwesterlies will prevail today over most waters with
Local gales expected mainly over the offshore waters and the western
half of Dixon Entrance.

A developing low pressure system will reach Explorer late tonight
And will move into Southern Bowie Tuesday afternoon. The system will
bring gale to storm force southeast winds over most waters by
Tuesday morning.

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