Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 18 April 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over southwestern BC
By 10:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located over southeastern BC

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 976 mb located over southwestern

At 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching warm front located near the
Outer Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 19 April 2014 An approaching 972 MB low and cold front across the offshore northern
waters have caused winds to rise to southeast storm force up to 55
knots ahead of the front. Hurricane force southeasterlies near 70
knots are likely near the headlands of Vancouver Island early
This morning. Winds will ease to strong to gale force late Saturday
over coastal waters as the front reaches the BC coast.

A secondary system swinging around the primary low will enter
The coastal waters with more gale to storm force southeasterlies on