Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 September 2021
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots except southeast 25 to 35 near the mouth of Howe Sound. Wind increasing to southerly inflow 30 to 40 early this evening then diminishing to southerly inflow 15 late this evening except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections Saturday afternoon and evening.
Rain changing to showers Saturday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 4:00 PM PDT 17 September 2021
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 17 September 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 987 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 987 mb located over Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building frontal system located over
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the southern Strait of Georgia.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 PM PDT 17 September 2021 A strong Pacific front is currently over the South Coast. Gale force
southeasterly winds will continue tonight as the front sweeps across
Winds are forecast to ease to moderate to strong westerly in the wake
of the front. Westerly gales will develop late in the day today
across Explorer and west coast Vancouver Island.
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