Howe Sound: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 April 2014 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located over southwestern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low 995 mb located west of
Haida Gwaii.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Outer Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PDT 20 April 2014 A low pressure system will track northeastward across Bowie today and
will reach the Alaska Panhandle this evening. Ahead of the low,
Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will prevail over the central
and northern waters through the day. Winds will shift to gale to
storm force southwesterlies in its wake. The trailing cold front
over the outer coast will cross Queen Charlotte Sound and lie over
Vancouver Island later this afternoon. Associated with the front,
strong to gale force southeasterly winds will develop over the inner
south coastal waters this morning. The winds will ease to moderate to
strong tonight as the system weakens.