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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 July 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 early this morning except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections today. Wind diminishing to light this evening then becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 after midnight. Wind becoming light Friday morning then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 Friday afternoon except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 July 2024
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.
Monday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 July 2024

'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 AM PDT 18 July 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located south of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday low located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:31 PM PDT 17 July 2024 A ridge of high pressure off Vancouver Island will result in strong
to gale force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.

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