Queen Charlotte Strait: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 November 2014 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:34 PM PST 27 November 2014 A cold front in a northeast to southwest line over Central Vancouver
Island will continue to move southeastward through the South Coast
overnight. Strong to gale force south or southwesterlies ahead of the
front will shift to strong northwesterlies in its wake.

An Arctic high will continue to build over the Northern B.C. interior
causing an Arctic outbreak to develop over the North Coast.
Gale force outflow winds will continue through the Northern Mainland
inlets and will increase to near storm force by Friday morning.
In addition, a large area of gale to storm force northerlies will
develop over most central waters on Friday.

Freezing spray is expected in Douglas Channel beginning Friday