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Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 March 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots becoming northerly outflow 20 early this evening then becoming southerly inflow 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 5 to 15 Monday evening.


Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2020
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 March 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today intensifying trough from low located on
a line north-south over Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough from low located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located over northwestern Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight low located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PDT 29 March 2020 A low pressure system will develop this morning over Northern Bowie
with a trough extending southward. While the low remains stationary
the trough rotates toward the mainland coast while intensifying,
giving southerly gales to the waters east of the trough this
afternoon and evening.

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