Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 August 2015

Tonight and Friday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 late overnight then becoming southeast 20 early Friday evening.

Periods of rain beginning late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 August 2015
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 August 2015

'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 9:30 PM PDT 27 August 2015 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over the Gulf
of Alaska.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:38 PM PDT 27 August 2015 A frontal system over the Gulf of Alaska will move southeastward
tonight and reach Haida Gwaii on Friday morning.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southerly over northern and
central waters and near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island
North on Friday.

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