Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 July 2017
Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early Friday afternoon.
A few showers.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 20 July 2017
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 20 July 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the Lower Mainland.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:43 PM PDT 20 July 2017 A frontal system west of the offshore waters will move eastward and
lie through Queen Charlotte Sound on Friday afternoon. Gale force
southeasterlies associated with the front will develop over the
offshore waters tonight. Southeast gales will spread to most
Northern and central waters as well as west of Vancouver Island on
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