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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 June 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 20 knots diminishing to southerly inflow 5 to 15 this morning except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections today. Wind becoming light early this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southerly inflow 5 to 15 Friday morning except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections Friday afternoon and evening. Wind diminishing to light Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 June 2024
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 June 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 AM PDT 20 June 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the North
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 AM PDT 20 June 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, strong to gale force
northwesterlies will redevelop through Johnstone Strait late this
afternoon and then ease overnight.

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