Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 May 2016

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late overnight and to light Friday morning.

Chance of showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 May 2016
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 May 2016

'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 9:30 PM PDT 26 May 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Explorer.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching trough located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 26 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary tonight.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies or westerlies will prevail over
most marine waters tonight. Strong to gale force winds through
Johnstone and Juan de Fuca straits, and off the west coast of
Vancouver Island will continue tonight. Winds will ease on Friday
over most marine waters as the ridge of high pressure weakens.

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