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Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 17 April 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots near midnight and to northerly outflow 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 early Sunday morning and to light near noon Sunday except south 15 over northern sections. Wind becoming northerly outflow 15 to 25 early Sunday evening then increasing to northerly outflow 30 to 40 late Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 April 2021
Monday Wind northerly outflow 30 to 40 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 April 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 April 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM PDT 17 April 2021 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will strengthen and
produce near gale force northerly outflow winds through coastal
inlets overnight and continue through Sunday morning.

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