Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 early this evening and to light Thursday morning.

Rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 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 AM PST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 966 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located over the Alaska
panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located southwest of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over northern Vancouver
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PST 18 January 2017 A low pressure centre over Northern Bowie will move northward to lie
over the Alaska Panhandle this evening.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies over the central and northern
waters will ease this morning as the low departs.

A trough of low pressure approaching Vancouver Island this morning
will maintain gale to storm force southeasterly winds over the
southern waters. These winds will ease late this afternoon as the
trough weakens.

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