West Coast Vancouver Island South: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 April 2014 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating low 1002 mb located over the
Central Coast.

At 9:30 a.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By midnight PDT Friday ridge located from the Central Coast to
Juan de Fuca Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday warm front located west of the offshore
waters.
By midnight PDT Friday warm front located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 24 April 2014 A low over the Central Coast will continue to weaken this evening.
As a result the strong to marginal gale force winds over southern
waters will continue to ease.

In the wake of the low, a ridge will slowly build onto the British
Columbia coast Friday bringing with it lighter more variable winds.

Late Friday a frontal system will approach the offshore waters.
Ahead of the front gale force southerly winds will develop over Bowie
region Friday evening.