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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 03 August 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots late overnight then diminishing to light Tuesday morning. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 early Tuesday afternoon except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 August 2020
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 03 August 2020

'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 9:30 PM PDT 3 August 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the North Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PDT 3 August 2020 A frontal system will cross Bowie tonight to lie over Haida Gwaii
By Tuesday morning. The system will then remain over Haida Gwaii
during the day on Tuesday. Ahead of the front, strong to gale force
southerly winds will develop over parts of the northern waters.

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