Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 April 2021
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 this evening and to northerly outflow 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 Wednesday morning and to northerly outflow 5 to 15 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to northerly outflow 20 to 30 Wednesday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 4:00 PM PDT 13 April 2021
'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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 13 April 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:33 PM PDT 13 April 2021 A cold front from a low moving into the Gulf of Alaska will pass
through Bowie tonight and Wednesday. Ahead of the front, southerly
gales will develop over Northern Bowie this evening and ease
Wednesday morning as the front weakens.
Additionally, with a ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior,
marginal gale force northerly outflow winds will develop over Howe
Sound overnight and ease Wednesday morning.
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