Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 February 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 late this morning then increasing to northerly outflow 20 to 30 this evening. Wind becoming northerly outflow 20 Monday morning then diminishing to northerly outflow 15 near noon Monday.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 February 2019
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 30 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 15.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening trough located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Monday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 17 February 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Central Coast will remain nearly
stationary today. West of the trough, strong to gale force northerly
winds prevail over northern and central waters and off the west coast
of Vancouver Island. Gale force outflow winds through the
Mainland inlets will also persist today.

As the trough weakens this afternoon, winds will diminish to moderate
to strong over most waters and through the mainland inlets.

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