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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 18 July 2024

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light late this evening then becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 after midnight. Wind becoming light Friday morning then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 early Friday afternoon except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 July 2024
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.
Monday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 18 July 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 9:30 PM PDT 18 July 2024 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday dissipating low located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM PDT 18 July 2024 Strong to gale force westerly winds will continue through Juan de
Fuca Strait this evening. Winds will ease overnight.

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