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Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 15 this afternoon and to light near midnight. Wind increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 Friday evening.

Rain ending this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 October 2021
Saturday Wind northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots becoming northeasterly outflow 20 to 30.
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2021

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1012 mb located near the West Entrance
of Juan de Fuca Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over Bellingham.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PDT 28 October 2021 Strong to gale force southwesterly winds are expected over northern
offshore waters tonight with the passage of a weak disturbance.

A ridge of high pressure over central waters will drive increasing
northwesterly winds west of Vancouver Island beginning tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies just west of Vancouver Island
tonight will ease somewhat Friday morning.

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