Howe Sound: 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 9:25 PM PDT 18 April 2014 An approaching 972 MB low and cold front will push towards the North
Coast tonight causing winds to rise to southeast storm force winds up
to 55 knots ahead of the front from this evening to late Saturday
morning. Hurricane force southeasterlies near 70 knots are likely
near the headlands of Vancouver Island overnight and early Saturday
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