Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 August 2016

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

Rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 August 2016
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 August 2016

'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 9:30 PM PDT 28 August 2016 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located over Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over central Queen Charlotte Sound.
By noon PDT Monday cold front located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 28 August 2016 A low will remain over Bowie region tonight and Monday.
A front over Queen Charlotte Sound will weaken tonight and will drift
slowly eastward to lie over Northern Vancouver Island by midday
Monday.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies east of the front ease to
moderate to strong southerlies to the west. Strong to gale force
easterly winds will persist to the north of Haida Gwaii until late
Monday morning.

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