Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 March 2017

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 late overnight then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early Monday evening.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 March 2017

'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 26 March 2017 Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located off Bowie.
By midnight PDT Monday frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 26 March 2017 The next approaching frontal system will track across the offshore
waters Monday evening, ahead of the system, gale force southerlies
will develop over the offshore waters Monday afternoon and spread to
central and northern waters by the evening.

Southerly storm force winds will develop from Southern Hecate Strait
to the headlands of Vancouver Island after midnight Monday night.
Winds will ease to moderate westerlies in the wake of the front on
Tuesday.

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