Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 August 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light early Wednesday morning then becoming northwest 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Chance of showers beginning this afternoon changing to periods of rain late overnight and ending Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Friday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 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 10:30 AM PDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PDT 4 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure offshore will give strong to gale force
westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon. These winds
will gradually ease overnight.

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