Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 18 February 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 20 Monday morning and to light early Monday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 February 2018
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PST 18 February 2018

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 18 February 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located from the North Coast to
the South Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Monday weakening trough located from the North
Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM PST 18 February 2018 A trough stretching from the North Coast to the South Coast combined
with an Arctic ridge across the BC Interior continues to drive
Strong northerly winds including outflows through mainland inlets.

Gale force northerly winds will continue tonight for many of the
central waters, southern waters and mainland inlets. These winds
Will persist into Monday morning and then ease.

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