Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 September 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late this afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 September 2016
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 September 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 10:30 AM PDT 24 September 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1003 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday departing low 1012 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching low 1004 mb located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PDT 24 September 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain quasi-stationary over Vancouver
Island. Meanwhile, a low pressure system will move through the North
Coast tonight. Another low will reach Bowie Sunday afternoon and
should follow a similar trajectory through the North Coast Sunday
night.

Gale to storm force southeast winds will develop over most central
and northern waters today in advance of the leading low. Winds will
shift to strong to gale force southwest tonight as the low centre
reaches the Southern Alaska Panhandle. After a brief lull Sunday
morning, gale force south and southeast winds will redevelop again
Sunday afternoon over most central and northern waters as the next
low approaches. Winds will remain light to moderate over the far
south thanks to the ridge overhead.

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