Explorer - southeastern half: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 1 August 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the offshore waters.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 1010 mb located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PDT 1 August 2014 A ridge of high pressure offshore will produce strong to gale force
northwesterlies over Johnstone Strait and West Coast Vancouver Island
North through tonight and again late Saturday.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force northwesterly over West Coast
Vancouver Island South and to strong to gale force westerly through
Juan de Fuca strait early this evening. Winds will ease late
overnight then rise again in a similar pattern late Saturday.