Howe Sound: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 27 November 2014 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday cold front located over northwestern
Washington State.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over northern BC
interior.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:35 PM PST 27 November 2014 A cold front in a northeast to southwest line over Northern Vancouver
Island this afternoon will move slowly southeastward through the
South Coast reaching Northwestern Washington overnight. Strong to
gale force south or southwesterlies ahead of the front will shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

An Arctic high will continue to build over the Northern B.C. interior
causing an Arctic outbreak to develop over the North Coast.
Gale force outflow winds will continue through the Northern Mainland
inlets and will increase to near storm force by Friday morning.
In addition, a large area of gale force northerlies will develop over
most central waters on Friday.

Freezing spray is expected in Douglas Channel beginning Friday
afternoon.