Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island: Synopsis
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PST 7 March 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located on a line
north-south over the West Entrance of Juan de Fuca Strait.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 974 mb located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday low 974 mb located over the northern
Gulf of Alaska.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:55 PM PST 7 March 2014 A strong Pacific frontal system nearing Haida Gwaii will arrive on
the North Coast this evening and then onto the Central Coast
tomorrow. In addition, a 970 MB low will traverse northward off
Northern Bowie tonight.
Over northern and central waters and near Northern Vancouver Island
the gale to storm force southeast winds will ease to strong to gale
force southerlies in the wake of the front. However, gale to storm
force southerlies will occur over Northern Bowie tonight as the low
passes by. In addition, gale force northeasterly outflow winds will
continue near Portland Inlet until tomorrow afternoon.
Elsewhere over southern waters winds will rise to strong to gale
force southeasterlies by Saturday morning.
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