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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 July 2024

Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots becoming northerly outflow 10 to 20 near midnight then diminishing to light Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Sunday except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 July 2024
Monday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 July 2024

'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 July 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located west of Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM PDT 20 July 2024 A ridge building over the offshore waters will generate strong to
gale force westerly winds through the Juan de Fuca Strait on Sunday
with the strongest winds expected in the evening.

Northwesterly gale force winds will also develop late Sunday
afternoon through Johnstone Strait and ease overnight.

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