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Howe Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots increasing to northerly outflow 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind northerly outflow 25 to 35 Saturday.

Periods of rain this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020
Sunday Wind northerly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located over the Washington
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located west of
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 23 October 2020 A departing low off the west coast of Vancouver Island will move onto
the Washington coast this evening. Gale force northwesterlies
Over Explorer, Queen Charlotte Sound, and west coast Vancouver Island
will ease this evening.

A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will build southward
today. Gale force northeasterly outflow winds will continue
Through the northern and central mainland inlets. Gale force
Outflow will develop over southern mainland inlets tonight. Outflow
winds will continue through the weekend.

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