Howe Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light this afternoon. Wind light tonight and Tuesday.

Showers beginning Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2019
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 30 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 15.
Friday Wind light becoming southwesterly inflow 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 AM PST 18 February 2019 An approaching trough of low pressure will intensify over the North
Coast tonight and stretch across the mainland coast by Tuesday
morning. In the wake of the trough, northwesterly gales will develop
over Bowie tonight then spread to northern and central waters Tuesday
morning and the west coast of Vancouver Island in the afternoon.

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