Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 December 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southerly inflow 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 late this evening then becoming northerly outflow 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Tuesday.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2018
Wednesday Wind southwesterly inflow 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 10 to 20.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low located over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday low located over the southern Alaska

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 17 December 2018 The next intense frontal system sits over Explorer late this
Morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will continue to
Develop across southern, central, and northern waters during the
Day. Hurricane force winds are forecast this afternoon for the
headlands of West Vancouver Island North.

In the wake of the frontal system, a low will move over Bowie this
evening. Storm force southerlies will develop this evening and
tonight across northern and central waters.

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