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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 May 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Sunday.

Showers ending this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 May 2024
Monday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 May 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.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 May 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:57 AM PDT 18 May 2024 A ridge of high pressure over Bowie today will reach the central
waters late Sunday. Moderate to strong northwest winds will develop
ahead of the ridge.

Strong northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island
will rise to marginal gale force immediately to the northwest of
Estevan Point late Sunday.

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