Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 April 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late this afternoon then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 15 Thursday morning and to southeast 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon.

A few showers ending near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Periods of rain beginning Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 April 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 10:30 AM PDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Cape Scott.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 1 April 2015 A cold front will approach offshore waters this afternoon. The cold
front will move eastwards towards the North and Central Coasts
tonight.

Gale force southerlies will develop over the Bowie later this
afternoon and across northern waters tonight. Gale force southerlies
will spread to central waters Thursday morning.

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