Howe Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 15 July 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon except southwesterly inflow 15 to 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon Monday except southwesterly inflow 15 to 20 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 July 2018
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20.
Thursday Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 15 July 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 15 July 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT today weakening low 1004 mb located over the
northern Gulf of Alaska.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching trough located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 15 July 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary along a
northeast to southwest line across Haida Gwaii. Moderate to strong
northwesterlies will continue to prevail south of the ridge with
local gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver Island
and through Johnstone Strait.

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