Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 11 March 2014 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Lower Mainland.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located over
southern BC interior.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today intensifying frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over northwestern Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday dissipating frontal system located on
a line north-south over Cape Scott.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:23 AM PDT 11 March 2014 A Pacific frontal system will be approaching the North Coast today
bringing widespread south or southeast storm to gale force winds to
all waters north of Northern Vancouver Island. The front will
intensify tonight leading to more widespread storm force
southeasterly winds developing over the northern and central waters.
The front will then weaken dramatically on Wednesday morning as it
slides southeastward towards Vancouver Island. All gales are
forecast to end before noon on Wednesday with the front eventually
dissipating over Vancouver Island Wednesday afternoon. Meanwhile
winds will be mostly light over the far south as a ridge of high
pressure settles over the Lower Mainland this morning.
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