Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 June 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots near noon except southwesterly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Sunday except southwesterly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections.

A few showers beginning Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 June 2018
Monday Wind southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southerly inflow 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 June 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 10:30 AM PDT 23 June 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PDT 23 June 2018 Strong to gale force westerly winds are expected to return to eastern
portions of Juan de Fuca Strait late in the day on Sunday following
the passage of a cold front. These winds will persist through to
Monday morning.

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