Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southerly inflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to northerly outflow 20 to 30 Sunday morning then diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 Sunday afternoon.

Showers ending late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind light.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 972 mb located over northern Queen
Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating low 992 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 998 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday low 1005 mb located north of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 19 January 2019 An intense low currently over Queen Charlotte Sound will
Move into Hecate Strait this morning while beginning to weaken.
Storm to hurricane force southeasterlies over the northern waters
will ease to gale force this morning. Behind the low, storm to
hurricane force south or southwesterlies will ease to gale to storm
force southwesterlies over the northern and central waters this
afternoon and to strong to gale force southwesterlies this
Evening as the low dissipates over the Alaska Panhandle. In
Addition, southwest gales southwest of Vancouver Island will ease
To strong this morning. Winds will ease to below gale force over all
waters tonight.

Seas near 10 metres over Explorer, Northwestern Vancouver island
And the central waters will subside this afternoon as the low

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