Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 September 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to light early this morning then becoming southeast 15 Sunday evening.

Chance of showers changing to a few showers Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 September 2017
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 September 2017

'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 23 September 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching trough located over northwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:32 AM PDT 23 September 2017 A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound
will weaken today through Sunday. A trough of low pressure will
approach Northwestern Explorer on Sunday afternoon spreading strong
to gale force southwesterly winds into the region.

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