Johnstone Strait: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 October 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 999 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening low 1000 mb located west of
Haida Gwaii.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 990 mb located off the Washington
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low 993 mb located over southwestern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 24 October 2014 A low pressure system will remain nearly stationary tonight over the
northern offshore waters. Strong to localized gale force south or
southeast winds will continue over most northern waters this evening.
Winds will ease to moderate to strong later tonight as the low
weakens. On Saturday, a low pressure centre is forecast to move
northeastward through Northwestern Washington, leading to local gale
force easterlies developing near the southern tip of Vancouver Island
early Saturday morning. Winds will then back to northwest later
Saturday with westerly gales forecast through Juan de Fuca strait and
widespread northwesterly gales developing off the west coast of
Vancouver Island and over Explorer.