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Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots this evening and to northerly outflow 25 to 35 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 near noon Sunday.

Showers ending near midnight. Rain Sunday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2021
Monday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots becoming northerly outflow 10 to 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located southwest of
Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located west of Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low 952 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low 958 mb located over southwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PDT 23 October 2021 A strong front associated with an exceptionally deep low pressure
system will produce gale to storm force easterly winds over the
southern offshore waters tonight. Winds will rise to storm to
hurricane force southeasterly on Sunday. Through the inner South
Coast winds will rise gale force southeasterly Sunday.

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