Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 May 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early this morning and to light late this morning. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 15 late overnight and to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday morning.

Chance of showers changing to rain early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 May 2016
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 May 2016

'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 4:00 AM PDT 27 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 26 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary tonight.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies or westerlies will prevail over
most marine waters tonight. Strong to gale force winds through
Johnstone and Juan de Fuca straits, and off the west coast of
Vancouver Island will continue tonight. Winds will ease on Friday
over most marine waters as the ridge of high pressure weakens.

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