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Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 July 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots late overnight then becoming light Friday morning. Wind becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 early Friday afternoon except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming light Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 July 2021
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 becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.
Monday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 July 2021

'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 9:30 PM PDT 29 July 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located off Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:08 PM PDT 29 July 2021 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island and strong day-time
heating over the BC Interior will drive strong to gale force inflow
winds through Juan de Fuca and strong to gale force northwesterly
winds through Johnstone Strait again this evening and Friday evening.

Winds are forecast to ease overnight.

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