Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light near noon Wednesday.

Rain or snow ending Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2019
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming light.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 22 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today dissipating low 996 mb located northwest
of Haida Gwaii.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today approaching frontal system located west
of Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PST 22 January 2019 A low pressure centre northwest of Haida Gwaii will bring gale to
local storm force southerly winds to northern and central waters
And strong to gale force southeast winds to southern waters this

A frontal system will approach Vancouver Island this afternoon.
Strong to gale force southerly winds are expected ahead of the
frontal system. Winds will become strong to gale force northwesterly
in the wake of the system.

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