Explorer - northwestern half: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 19 April 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over southeastern BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT today low 976 mb located over western Bowie.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight approaching warm front located near the
Outer Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 19 April 2014 An approaching 972 MB low and cold front across the offshore northern
waters have caused winds to rise to southeast storm force up to 55
knots ahead of the front. Hurricane force southeasterlies near 70
knots are likely near the headlands of Vancouver Island early
This morning. Winds will ease to strong to gale force late Saturday
over coastal waters as the front reaches the BC coast.

A secondary system swinging around the primary low will enter
The coastal waters with more gale to storm force southeasterlies on