Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 August 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this morning then becoming light near midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 5 to 15 Monday morning and to northwest 15 to 25 Monday afternoon.

A few showers ending this afternoon. Chance of drizzle overnight and Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 August 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 20 August 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 7:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over northern
Haida Gwaii.
By noon PDT today frontal system located over the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 AM PDT 20 August 2017 A frontal system will approach the coast slowly today with southeast
gales forecast to develop in Dixon East and Northern Hecate Strait
On Monday evening.

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