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Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 October 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots after midnight and to southerly inflow 25 to 35 early Friday morning. Wind diminishing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 late Friday morning and to light early Friday evening.

Rain overnight and Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 October 2020
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 30 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 15.
Monday Wind northerly outflow 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 October 2020

'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 PDT 29 October 2020 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 990 mb located over Queen Charlotte
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday departing low 994 mb located over BC

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 7:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located from the Central Coast
to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM PDT 29 October 2020 An intense low pressure system over Queen Charlotte Sound will move
inland overnight. Ahead of the low, gale to storm force
southeasterlies will veer to gale to storm force northwesterlies in
its wake. A brief period of hurricane force northwest winds can be
expected over Northern Explorer until after midnight.

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