Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 November 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this evening and to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon Tuesday then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PST 20 November 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 PM PST 20 November 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PST tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located southwest of
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line east-west
over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PST 20 November 2017 A frontal system over Bowie will cross the north coastal
Waters this evening, weakening as it moves over Haida Gwaii
Tonight. A second frontal system approaching Explorer from the
southwest will move to lie over Southern Bowie by Tuesday afternoon.

Gale force southerly winds occur northern waters ahead of the first
frontal system, and will ease through Tuesday morning.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will spread to southern
offshore waters Tuesday morning and will spread to central and
northern waters Tuesday afternoon. Winds will ease behind the
Frontal system Tuesday night.

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