Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 March 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 early this afternoon then increasing to southeast 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Wednesday morning then becoming northwest 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 March 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 28 March 2017 A nearly stationary front over Vancouver Island is producing strong
to gale force southeast winds over the southern waters and the
Central Coast. Winds will drop below gale force this afternoon but
remain strong this evening.

A low will approach the southern waters Wednesday morning and move
across Vancouver Island Wednesday afternoon. Marginal southeast gales
will develop along the western coast of Vancouver Island early on
Wednesday. Southeast gales will redevelop over Northern Strait of
Georgia as well early on Wednesday.

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