Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 March 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 late overnight then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Wednesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon and to light late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 March 2017

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 March 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 28 March 2017 A nearly stationary front will continue to sit over Vancouver
Island. A low riding along the front will approach the southern
waters Wednesday morning and move across Vancouver Island Wednesday
afternoon. Winds over the southern waters will rise to strong to
Gale force southeasterlies early Wednesday and veer to strong to
Gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low.

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