Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 February 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots this evening and to northerly outflow 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 late Sunday morning then increasing to northerly outflow 20 to 30 Sunday evening.

Low tonight minus 2. High Sunday plus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 February 2019
Monday Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots becoming northerly outflow 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 15 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 16 February 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over northeastern BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday building ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PST 16 February 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Central Coast will remain nearly
stationary tonight. West of the trough, strong to gale force
northerly winds prevail over northern and central waters and off the
the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Outflow through the mainland inlets will increase to marginal
Gale force winds tonight.

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