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Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 01 March 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 20 near midnight then diminishing to southerly inflow 5 to 15 near noon Saturday.

Flurries or showers. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 March 2024
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 1 March 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located over southern Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday low located over southern Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
northern BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PST 1 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad low pressure
system offshore will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel and Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
tonight and Saturday.

An area of low pressure approaching Southern Vancouver Island will
produce strong to gale force easterly winds to Haro Strait and Juan
de Fuca Strait - east entrance Saturday morning then ease midday.

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