Explorer - northwestern half: Synopsis
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 11 March 2014 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Lower Mainland.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located over
southern BC interior.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying frontal system located on a
line north-south over northwestern Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday dissipating frontal system located on
a line north-south over Cape Scott.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 AM PDT 11 March 2014 A Pacific frontal system will be approaching the North Coast today
bringing widespread south or southeast gales to all waters north of
Northern Vancouver Island. The front will intensify this evening
leading to storm force southeasterlies developing over the far north.
The front will then weaken dramatically on Wednesday as it slides
southeastward towards Vancouver Island. All gales are forecast to
End before noon on Wednesday with the front eventually dissipating
over Vancouver Island Wednesday afternoon. Meanwhile winds will be
mostly light over the far south as a ridge of high pressure settles
over the Lower Mainland this morning.
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