Today’s forecast on Puget Sound is the following:
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL- 900 AM PST FRI FEB 7 2014 TODAY SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
|Wind Direction (WDIR):||N ( 10 deg true )|
|Wind Speed (WSPD):||17 kts|
|Wind Gust (GST):||20 kts|
|Atmospheric Pressure (PRES):||29.87 in|
|Pressure Tendency (PTDY):||-0.09 in ( Falling Rapidly )|
The last part (above) showing air pressure from a barometer basicly means it’s going get much stronger within 2-3hrs. So possibly up to 30kt gusts. What is air pressure and how does a barometer work? Take a peek Here.