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Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 01 April 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

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

Showers or flurries Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2020
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northerly outflow 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind light.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 01 April 2020

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 1 April 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over northern BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located over the Mainland Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday trough located over the Coast Mountains.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 1 April 2020 An Arctic ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior is pushing gale
force outflow winds through the mainland inlets of the central and
North Coast. Outflow winds should ease to below gale force this

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