Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 August 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southeast 10 to 15 early Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late Sunday morning and to southeast 30 Sunday evening.

Chance of showers late this afternoon. Periods of rain beginning Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 August 2016
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 August 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 27 August 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located over Bowie.

At midnight PDT tonight cold front located 100 miles southwest of
Cape St. James.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PDT 27 August 2016 A low will remain over Bowie tonight and Sunday. A cold front
Will form overnight and move to central BC waters Sunday morning.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the
Front will shift to moderate to strong southwesterlies in its wake.

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