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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 10 July 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots late overnight then becoming light Saturday morning. Wind becoming southerly inflow 15 early Saturday afternoon except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections.

Showers Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 10 July 2020
Sunday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 15 to 25.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 10 July 2020

'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 10 July 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Victoria.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 10 July 2020 A frontal system over Hecate Strait this evening will continue to
track southeastward and lie in a northeast to southwest line over
Cape Scott by early Saturday morning. This front will dissipate
While moving across Vancouver Island on Saturday.

Ahead of the front, strong to gale force southerly winds are expected
over the central and northern waters this evening. Winds will ease
overnight.

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