West Coast Vancouver Island North: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 April 2014 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over the North Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located over Vancouver.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday intensifying cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Friday warm front located on a line north-south
over eastern Bowie.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 April 2014 Strong to gale force west or northwest winds over the South Coast
will ease tonight as a cold front moves away to the east.

A low well offshore tonight will deepen to 970 MB as it approaches
offshore waters on Friday. The low will send a cold front to the
coast Friday night. Winds will rise to gale to storm force
southeasterlies to 55 knots ahead of the front. The front will
Reach the coast on Saturday.