Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southerly inflow 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 near noon Sunday.

Periods of snow beginning early this evening.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 1 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2018
Monday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located over Vancouver
Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front from 992 mb low located over
Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front from 984 mb low located on a
line north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PST 24 February 2018 A 992 MB low will develop over the Gulf of Alaska this morning.
The associated cold front located over Bowie will move southeastward
to Queen Charlotte Sound by late this afternoon. In the wake of the
front, gale to storm force westerly winds will develop over the
northern waters this morning then spread southward later today and
tonight. The gale to storm force northwesterly winds will persist
through Sunday over most waters.

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