Johnstone Strait: Synopsis
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 20 September 2014 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located from the Alaska
panhandle to Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located from the Alaska
panhandle to Queen Charlotte Sound then to Explorer.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today deepening low 1002 mb located southwest
By 10:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 980 mb located over northwestern Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 PM PDT 20 September 2014 A front extending southwestward from the Alaska Panhandle will
continue to bring strong to gale force southerlies to the far
northern waters tonight.
A deepening low is forecast to track north-northeastward over Western
Bowie tonight and Sunday morning. Winds over the northern waters will
rise to gale force southeasterly again on Sunday as the low
approaches. Gale force southerly winds over Bowie will shift to storm
force westerly behind the low Sunday morning then ease to strong
westerly late Sunday.
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