Dixon Entrance East: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 October 2014 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low 972 mb located over
the Gulf of Alaska.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 994 mb located over southeastern
Explorer.
By 1:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low 992 mb located over
central Vancouver Island.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday deepening low 987 mb located over
southwestern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday low 984 mb located 60 miles west of
Haida Gwaii.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 21 October 2014 A low pressure system west of Northern Bowie will slowly
Move northward to reach the Gulf Of Alaska by Wednesday
Morning and gradually weaken through the day Wednesday. The trailing
cold front over Northern Vancouver Island will slide down southward
to the Lower Mainland by Wednesday morning. Gale force
Southeasterly winds ahead of the low and gale to storm force
southwesterly winds in its wake will continue tonight over most
northern and central waters.

An area of low pressure developing over the southern offshore
Waters will cross Central Vancouver Island near midnight. On its
track gale force southeasterly winds will develop over most of the
southern waters tonight.

Another low pressure system will approach the central waters
Wednesday morning and will move northeastward to lie over Southern
Bowie Wednesday afternoon. The low will reach the west coast Haida
Gwaii by Wednesday overnight. On its track gale force westerly or
southwesterly winds will develop over central and northern
Waters ahead of the low. Winds will become gale to storm
Force northwesterly winds in its wake.