Explorer - northwestern half: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 September 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located over Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday low 972 mb located over the Gulf of
Alaska.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PDT 17 September 2014 A frontal system will move across the offshore waters tonight and
reach the North Coast on Thursday. An intense low pressure system
will move over the Gulf Of Alaska late Thursday.

Ahead of the front gale force southeasterly winds will develop over
northern and central waters. In the wake of the front winds over
central waters will diminish to moderate to strong westerlies.
Over northern waters strong to gale force southwesterlies will
persist through Thursday night as the intense low approaches.