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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 14 April 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots late this evening and to northerly outflow 30 to 40 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 Thursday morning and to light near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 April 2021
Friday Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 14 April 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 14 April 2021 Tonight and Thursday 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 quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:07 PM PDT 14 April 2021 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will produce outflow
winds through most mainland valleys and inlets tonight and Thursday.
Marginal gale force northerly outflow winds will develop over Howe
Sound overnight and ease Thursday morning.

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