Explorer - northwestern half: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 18 April 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over the North Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over Vancouver.

At 6:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Bowie.
By noon PDT Saturday warm front located over the Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 18 April 2014 A low well offshore this morning will deepen to 970 MB as it
approaches offshore waters today. The low will send a cold front
To the coast tonight. Winds will rise to gale to storm force
southeasterlies to 55 knots ahead of the front. Winds will ease on
Saturday over coastal waters as the front reaches the BC coast.