Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 January 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to northerly outflow 20 to 30 early Sunday morning then diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 Sunday afternoon.

Showers ending late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind light.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 980 mb located over northern Hecate
Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating low 994 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 998 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday low 1005 mb located north of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 19 January 2019 An intense low currently over Northern Hecate Strait this morning
will move north across Dixon Entrance this afternoon while beginning
to weaken. Behind the low, storm to hurricane force south or
southwesterlies will ease to gale to storm force southwesterlies
Over the northern and central waters this afternoon and to strong to
gale force southwesterlies this evening as the low dissipates over
the Alaska Panhandle. In addition, southwest gales southwest of
Vancouver Island will ease to strong this afternoon. Winds will ease
to below gale force over all waters tonight.

Seas near 10 metres over Explorer, Northwestern Vancouver island
And the central waters will subside this afternoon as the low
departs.

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