Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 19 August 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to northerly outflow 20 to 30 after midnight then diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 near noon Monday.

Smoke forming late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in smoke.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2018
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly inflow 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 19 August 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 9:30 PM PDT 19 August 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 19 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure running north to south over Bowie will
continue to generate a northwesterly flow for most waters.

Marginal northwesterly gales will prevail over the Southern Hecate
Strait southward to west of Vancouver Island and ease to strong
Monday morning. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds in Johnstone
Strait will ease tonight.

A ridge of high pressure is forecast to build into the Southern BC
Interior tonight and generate strong outflow winds through inlets
along the inner South Coast.

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