Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 May 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots this afternoon and to northwest 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight and to light early Monday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 May 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 12:53 PM PDT 28 May 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 10:30 AM PDT 28 May 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over
Explorer.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 28 May 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over offshore waters and a
trough will develop over the BC Interior this afternoon as a
Response to strong solar heating. The contrasts of temperature and
pressure will give rise to strong westerly winds through Juan de
Fuca Strait tonight rising to strong to marginal gale late Monday.

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