Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 September 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located from the Alaska
panhandle to Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located from the Alaska
panhandle to Haida Gwaii then to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today deepening low 1002 mb located southwest
of Explorer.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 980 mb located over northwestern Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 20 September 2014 A front extending southwestward from the Alaska Panhandle will
continue to bring strong to gale force southerlies to the far
northern waters today. Winds will ease somewhat later today before
the next low approaches tonight and Sunday morning.

The second low is forecast to track north-northeastward over Western
Bowie while deepening. Winds over the northern waters will rise to
gale force southeasterly on Sunday as the low approaches. Gale force
southerly winds over Bowie will shift to storm force westerly behind
the low Sunday morning then ease to strong westerly late Sunday.