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Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 28 November 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots increasing to northerly outflow 35 to 45 early Tuesday evening.

Flurries Tuesday morning and afternoon changing to snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 November 2022
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 in the morning then becoming northerly inflow 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PST 28 November 2022

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 28 November 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying low 1007 mb located over
northern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Tuesday low 984 mb located off Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:06 PM PST 28 November 2022 A building ridge of high pressure over the Northern BC Interior will
generate gale to storm force outflow winds through the mainland
inlets on Tuesday.

A low pressure system will intensify west of Haida Gwaii tonight and
track southeastwards towards Vancouver Island on Tuesday. Gale to
storm force easterlies will develop over parts of the offshore,
northern and central waters as well as West Vancouver Island on
Tuesday.

Over northern coastal waters, a risk of freezing spray will exist
beginning Tuesday evening as Arctic air pushes out from the mainland
coast.

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