Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to northerly outflow 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southerly inflow 20 to 30 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2018
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 20 to 30.
Monday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 May 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 4:00 PM PDT 24 May 2018 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located over southern
Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday trough located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PDT 24 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters is producing strong
inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait. These winds are expected to
reach gale force later this afternoon and will persist through
Friday.

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