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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 July 2024

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light late this evening then becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 near noon Tuesday except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 July 2024
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 July 2024

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 July 2024 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
Port Hardy.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low located over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low located near McInnes Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 22 July 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will generate gale
force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait late this afternoon
and evening.

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