Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 early this evening and to light late overnight.

A few showers ending near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2017
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon and to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 January 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary high located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low 974 mb located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday departing low 998 mb located off Oregon
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PST 22 January 2017 An area of intense low pressure located off Explorer is spreading
gale force winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island and Explorer
this evening. This low will fill as it moves southward towards the
California coast on Monday. Meanwhile an Arctic ridge of high
pressure will remain stationary over the Northern BC.

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