Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light except southeast 40 knots with gusts to 50 over southern sections. Wind becoming southerly inflow 25 to 35 late this morning then diminishing to southerly inflow 15 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light this evening then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon Monday. Wind diminishing to light Monday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to northerly outflow 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018

'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 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 990 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching low located southwest of
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 21 January 2018 A frontal system over Southern Vancouver Island will move inland near
noon today. Southeasterly gale to storm force winds over the inner
South Coast will ease to strong southerlies near noon.

A low pressure system over Northern Bowie will drift northward and
reach the Gulf of Alaska this afternoon. Strong to marginal gale
force westerlies will prevail over most northern and central waters
through Monday.

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