Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 August 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 after midnight then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 August 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Friday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 03 August 2015

'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 PDT 3 August 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM PDT 3 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure well offshore will give strong to gale force
northwesterlies off Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait
this afternoon and evening. Strong to gale force westerlies are also
expected through Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon and evening.

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