Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 21 November 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northerly outflow 10 to 15 knots increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 near noon Thursday then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 late Thursday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 November 2018
Friday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 21 November 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northern
Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday ridge located over BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 991 mb located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low 986 mb located over Queen Charlotte
Sound.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front from low located on a line
north-south over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday cold front from low located from Hecate
Strait to Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 21 November 2018 A frontal system has developed and is moving through the offshore
waters. The system will generate gale force southeasterlies across
Explorer late this evening then spread to the coastal waters
Thursday. Winds will rise to storm force southeasterlies over most
central waters and west of Vancouver Island Thursday morning. In the
wake of the system winds will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies offshore on Thursday.

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