Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait: Synopsis
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 8 March 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Central Coast.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 976 mb located northwest of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 979 mb located over the northern Gulf
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:27 AM PST 8 March 2014 A strong Pacific frontal system extending in a northeast to southwest
line just north of Northern Vancouver Island will move southwards to
lie through the Lower Mainland by late this evening, meanwhile over
offshore waters, a 974 MB low northwest of Bowie will continue to
move northward to lie off the southern alaskan coast early Sunday
Generally gale force southeast winds will prevail to the south of
The front except locally storm force near Northern Vancouver Island
until early this afternoon. Winds will shift to moderate to strong
southwest to the north of the system.
Over northern waters strong to gale force southerly winds will
gradually ease to moderate to strong southwest as the low moves
northwards and weakens.
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