Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 August 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots after midnight then diminishing to light late Tuesday morning.

Smoke. Visibility as low as 1 mile in smoke.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 August 2018
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southerly inflow 10 knots increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 August 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 August 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.

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