Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 August 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 early this morning then diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind becoming variable 10 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 August 2016
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 August 2016

'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 31 August 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 1009 mb located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday low 1008 mb located over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday trough located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.

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