Explorer - northwestern half: Synopsis
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 7 March 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 5:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located near Port Hardy.
At 9:00 p.m. PST tonight low 970 mb located off Bowie.
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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