Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 05 March 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming light Friday morning.

Periods of rain ending near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 March 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 5 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over the South Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday quasi-stationary ridge located over the
North Coast to the South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 5 March 2015 A frontal system will sweep northeastwards through the northern
waters today then move inland early this evening. Ahead of the
system, strong to gale force southwest winds will occur across the
central waters and parts of the northern waters. The winds will
weaken to moderate to strong westerly winds by this evening.

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