Johnstone Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 30 August 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 near midnight and to southeast 5 to 15 late overnight.

Showers ending near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 August 2015
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon then diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 30 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 30 August 2015 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located over northern Vancouver
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Monday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:34 PM PDT 30 August 2015 A cold front over Northern Vancouver Island this evening will
Move slowly southward tonight and Monday reaching the Victoria
Area Monday evening.

Strong to gale force southeast to southwest winds to 35 knots ahead
of the front will ease slowly tonight as the front weakens slightly.
Strong to gale force westerlies will continue over northern waters.

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