Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2018
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.
Sunday Wind southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 20 to 30.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2018

'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 23 May 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Explorer.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching trough located over western
Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:34 AM PDT 23 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure will gradually build over the offshore
waters today. Strong northwesterly winds will develop along West
Vancouver Island this afternoon.

Over the inner coastal waters, strong to gale force inflow winds
Are expected to develop through Juan de Fuca Strait late this
afternoon and persist into overnight. Marginal northwesterly gales
are expected through Johnstone Strait tonight.

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