Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 June 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots except southwesterly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Saturday except southwesterly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections.

Chance of showers today and early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 June 2018
Sunday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 June 2018

'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 10:30 AM PDT 22 June 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 22 June 2018 A ridge of high pressure over Vancouver Island will continue to
produce strong to marginal gale force westerly or northwesterly
Winds through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.

A frontal system will approach the offshore waters Saturday morning.
Gale force southeasterly winds will develop over Bowie on Saturday.

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