Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 July 2016

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early Monday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Monday. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 30 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 July 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 July 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 PM PDT 24 July 2016 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over western Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PDT 24 July 2016 A ridge is building over the Central Coast. Northwesterlies over
southern sections of the marine region will strengthen over the new
few days. Tuesday evening, marginal gales are forecast in the
Central section of the Juan de Fuca Strait.

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